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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in′side job′(n.)

  1. a crime committed by or in collusion with a person or persons closely associated with the victim.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inside job(noun)

    some transgression committed with the assistance of someone trusted by the victim

    "the police decided that the crime was an inside job"


  1. inside job(Noun)

    A crime or other illicit action committed by or with the help of someone either employed by the victim or entrusted with access to the victim's affairs and premises.


  1. Inside job

    An inside job is a crime, usually larceny, robbery or embezzlement, committed by a person with a position of trust who is authorized to access a location or procedure with little or no supervision, e.g., a key employee or manager. The perpetrator can also be a former employee who still has specialized knowledge necessary to facilitate the crime.


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