Both larceny and embezzlement have to do with theft. Someone who embezzles is usually in a position of trust and takes property belonging to another through deceptive means. Larceny involves unlawfully taking property and actually transporting it or carrying it away without the consent of the victim.
A group of distinguished academic and legal professionals from throughout the world gathered recently to discuss current enforcement efforts against white collar crime. According to those attending this meeting, these enforcement efforts are failing to properly hold those who are accused of committing these crimes accountable for their actions. As a result, these professionals contend that enforcement efforts are failing to properly deter these crimes.