breach of trust

Definition of "breach of trust"
  1. A trustee's action that breaks the responsibilities or conditions of a trust, usually due to negligence or carelessness
How to use "breach of trust" in a sentence
  1. The attorney faced serious consequences for the breach of trust when he mishandled client funds.
  2. Her breach of trust caused significant harm to the beneficiaries of the estate.
  3. The court charged the banker with breach of trust for the inappropriate use of clients' assets.

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