coconspirator


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co·con·spir·a·tor

 (kō′kən-spîr′ə-tər)
n.
A joint conspirator.

coconspirator

(ˌkəʊkənˈspɪrətə)
n
a fellow conspirator
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coconspirator - a member of a conspiracycoconspirator - a member of a conspiracy    
confederacy, conspiracy - a group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose
criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw - someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
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Sikandar Ali, illegal beneficiary of flat and coconspirator The accused persons in connivance with each other held a sham election of society in violation of society by laws and illegally took over management of society.
But in the order of conducting interviews, it would be better to have the statement of the coconspirator (in this case, the vendor) before confronting the perpetrator.
We went much further than this, however, reporting repeatedly on developing evidence concerning the involvement of Iraqi nationals with Timothy McVeigh and his coconspirator Terry Nichols.
Cinq-Mars, a favorite of Louis XIII, and his fellow aristocratic coconspirator, Francois de Thou, are beheaded after Cardinal Richelieu foils their plot to discredit him.
We have previously reported that, according to Edwin Angeles, one of Yousef's co-conspirators, Yousef met in the Philippines with OKC bombing coconspirator Terry Nichols.
In 1981, motivated by the difficulties of finding a gallery interested in her and her friends as well as by her experiences working at a SoHo space, she hired a limousine with mail artist Buster Cleveland and Sur Rodney (Sur), her lifelong coconspirator. In the "Limo Show," the trio parked for three hours on the corner of Spring and West Broadway, where, decked out as tourists (complete with Hawaiian shirts and cameras), they served champagne and cherries to sightseers while Mansion went into her charismatically naive hard-sell spiel for anyone remotely interested.
Archly remarking on the "entertainment value" of the pain he inflicts, Paul addresses the audience as a confidant, a coconspirator: we're meant to see the mixture of stale shock and alienation effects as a rejection of conventional rationales for violence, not how it regurgitates undigested chunks of Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer along with Peter Greenaway, Man Bites Dog, and untold faux snuff films.
"This indictment makes clear that the IRS impersonation scam has risen to a new level, with indictments against five call centres and seven coconspirators in India who allegedly directed their employees to participate in the scam," said J Russell George, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.
In many cases, patient recruiters, beneficiaries, and other coconspirators were allegedly paid cash kickbacks in return for supplying beneficiary information so that the providers could submit fraudulent bills to Medicare.
Washington and coconspirators also set up "drop accounts" to receive large-dollar wire transfers and check deposits fraudulently withdraw from a credit union or bank and home equity line of credit accounts.
"These servers, located in New Jersey and around the world, were used by the coconspirators to store information critical to the hacking schemes and subsequently to launch the hacking attacks," prosecutors said.