If you were to embezzle money from your employer, you likely would face two separate and distinct lawsuits as a consequence of your embezzlement: a…

If you were to embezzle money from your employer, you likely would face two separate and distinct lawsuits as a consequence of your embezzlement: a criminal lawsuit and a civil lawsuit.  Why do we have separate lawsuits for torts (civil) and crimes (criminal) that arise from a single occurrence?  What are the differences between these two types of lawsuits?  Be sure fully to explain your answer.