vice crime

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Noun1.vice crime - a vice that is illegal
harlotry - offering sexual intercourse for pay
crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offense, offence - (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
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"Through hard work and solidarity, we reached a deal that includes unprecedented economic changes, as well as provisions that are specific to today's creative workplaces in the digital space," said Matt Taylor, Vice crime editor and bargaining committee member. 
A SMALL army of volunteers who saved their part of Birmingham from sinking under a tide of vice crime have been asked by Government bosses to be ambassadors for other groups across the country.
The Gardai's various attempts to control vice crime in Ireland is also chronicled in this episode.
While most of the country was focused on the war on drugs, the Bush administration was creating a more lasting legacy, a new category of vice crime: the environmental offense.
Overall crime is down by more than 60 percent and vice crime is down by approximately 80 percent.
With police statistics showing vice crime is down 80 percent over the past five years at the WHA developments - Curtis Apartments, Lakeside Apartments and Great Brook Valley - it is not a time to rest on the good numbers, Mr.
Though I think that Kleinig is correct about this, and correct as well in rejecting Sherman's suggestion that accepting a free cup of coffee will put a cop on a slippery slope that leads to accepting bribes in return for protecting crooks, it is noteworthy that Kleinig never takes up Sherman's suggestion that we should fight corruption by eliminating from the books the vice crimes that are its natural breeding ground.
The Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation (MBI), another multiagency unit, focuses on vice crimes in central Florida.