Are you a victim of misappropriation?

The crime of misappropriation is ruled by the Italian Criminal Code, which states that anyone who takes money or assets from others to procure for himself or herself an unfair profit shall be punished with imprisonment. Misappropriation is recognized as a crime in several countries (better known as embezzlement in Common Law countries). In Italy, […]

The misappropriation of former spouse

The Italian Supreme Court, with judgement no. 52598/2018, ruled that, if after separation the former spouse refuses to return the property to the other spouse, he commits the crime of misappropriation.            In particular, the former wife, once convicted of misappropriation pursuant to Article 646 of the Italian Criminal Code, defended herself before the Supreme Court […]