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inside job

n. Slang
A crime perpetrated by, or with the help of, a person working for or trusted by the victim.

inside job

n
informal a crime committed with the assistance of someone associated with the victim, such as a person employed on the premises burgled

in′side job′


n.
a crime committed by or in collusion with a person or persons closely associated with the victim.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inside job - some transgression committed with the assistance of someone trusted by the victim; "the police decided that the crime was an inside job"
evildoing, transgression - the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle; "the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father"
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