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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.
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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
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in′side job′


n.
a crime committed by or in collusion with a person or persons closely associated with the victim.
[1905–10]
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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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Scavenger worms could have tunneled through the gut after the dino's death, but his team found only one type of worm burrow "which suggests that either only one kind of scavenger had access to the carcass," or "that these burrows were an inside job," Tweet says.