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Subchapter 002 : EMBEZZLEMENT(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 2539)
§ 2539. Pleading and proof of money embezzled and time of offense
(a) In prosecutions for embezzling, fraudulently converting to one’s own use, or taking and secreting with intent so to embezzle or fraudulently convert, the bullion, money, notes, bank notes, checks, drafts, bills of exchange, obligations, or other securities for money, of a person, bank, corporation, or partnership, by a cashier or other officer, clerk, agent, or servant, it shall be sufficient to allege generally in the indictment an embezzlement, fraudulent conversion, or taking with such intent, of money to a certain amount, without specifying the particulars thereof.
(b) At the trial, evidence may be given of any such embezzlement, fraudulent conversion, or taking with such intent committed within six months next before the time stated in the indictment. It shall be sufficient to maintain the charge in the indictment and shall not be deemed a variance if it is proved that bullion, money, notes, bank notes, checks, drafts, bills of exchange, or other securities for money of such person, bank, corporation, or partnership, of whatever amount, were fraudulently embezzled, converted, or taken with such intent by the respondent within such period of six months.