contract killing

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Noun1.contract killing - a murder carried out on agreement with a hired killer
murder, slaying, execution - unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
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The study stressed that cryptocurrencies have many potential benefits, including that they are a faster, more efficient settlement, but the regulatory concerns focus on their use in illegal trade such as drugs, hacks, thefts, illegal pornography, and even murder-for-hire, financing of terrorism, and money laundering.
Those involved in abuses, murder-for-hire, those 'ninja jobs,' you do not only lose funds, you lose your life,' Duterte said.
A murder-for-hire plot went terribly wrong when the hired killers kidnapped and killed the wrong woman, police officials said.
The charges involved are for "racketeering, extortion, robbery, murder-for-hire conspiracy, fraud, narcotics, and firearms offences".
A MAN once called the "Houdini" of Alabama's death row for escaping seven execution dates through legal challenges has finally been put to death for a 1982 murder-for-hire shooting.
A MAN dubbed the "Houdini" of Death Row for escaping seven executions through legal challenges has finally been put to death over a murder-for-hire shooting.
Attorney Frank Papagni told a judge on Wednesday that he firmly believes a Florence-area woman who tried to have her ex-husband killed in a murder-for-hire plot deserves a lengthy prison sentence.
In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, automobile dealer Hamid Ghassemi is awaiting trial with three other men in the alleged murder-for-hire of his ex-wife.
He thought he was finished with murder-for-hire, but now he has to kill for love.
District Court in Boston to a federal murder-for-hire charge.
Duffy is currently incarcerated in Florida and fighting his 2010 conviction in a murder-for-hire case.
However, as in prior entries in the Poke Rafferty series, it is up to him to solve the mystery, which begins with the murder of two "retired" police officers who ran a murder-for-hire operation for years out of the department.