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Ellis informed investigators that the alleged theft made his uncle Norman and his “boys” desire to “get up on” Montgomery.

The horse theft set into motion a series of events that would lead to Bill Gates being ridiculously accused of wanting to implant millions of unwitting Americans with a microchip containing the mark of the beast in 2020.

From Ozy

For instance, people arrested for shoplifting — charged formally with retail theft — now face misdemeanor charges unless they’re accused of stealing at least $1,000 of goods.

In 2017 a jury finds Huawei guilty of “misappropriation” of trade secrets but says the theft wasn’t directed by Huawei.

The group is responsible for keeping tabs on and reporting to leadership all manner of corporate risks, everything from protests and geopolitical crises to insider threats and trade secret theft.

From Fortune

In this way, inspiration becomes appropriation, which leads directly to theft and erasure.

That Kim Jong-un is behind it all—the hack, the theft, the sad red carpet.

The theft, which was over in less than a minute, took place in a North London liquor store.

In no way, he said, did Brown deserve to die for what began as petty theft.

Traitz, it should be noted, has a long criminal history that includes trafficking Oxycodone, ID fraud, theft, and more.

Yet it is liable for ordinary negligence in protecting passengers from loss by theft.

It was there that she suffered the loss by theft of her valuable diamonds, through Charles Crochard, her real lover.

Adultery is an evil only inasmuch as it is a theft; but we do not steal that which is given to us.

The theft in question was committed at the home of Mlle. Beaumesnil.

This thing called Secession originated in falsehood, theft and perjury.


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On this page you'll find 70 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to theft, such as: break in, burglary, crime, embezzlement, extortion, and fraud.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.