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The bee thieves come at night, swooping in and bugging out quicker than the wings of the insects they steal.
BEE THEFT IS ALMOST A PERFECT CRIME—BUT THERE’S A NEW SHERIFF IN TOWNANDREW ZALESKIFEBRUARY 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Protestors chanted “Navalny we are with you” and “Putin is a thief!”.
'THE WHOLE SYSTEM NEEDS CHANGING.' THE RUSSIA PROTESTS ARE ABOUT MORE THAN JUST ALEXEI NAVALNYMADELINE ROACHEFEBRUARY 5, 2021TIME
Pretending to be a fur thief, he helped gather evidence leading to the indictment of 24 prison guards.
JACK PALLADINO, AGGRESSIVE SLEUTH WHO WORKED FOR BILL CLINTON CAMPAIGN, DIES AT 76HARRISON SMITHFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Participants identify the word “wrong” faster when it’s preceded by a strongly associated word like “right” than when it’s preceded by a weakly related word like “thief.”
DREAMING IS LIKE TAKING LSD - ISSUE 95: ESCAPEANTONIO ZADRA & ROBERT STICKGOLDJANUARY 14, 2021NAUTILUS
That’s when an idea hit him — the thief might have stolen the bike because they’re in short supply during the coronavirus pandemic.
TODAY IN D.C.: HEADLINES TO START YOUR MONDAY IN D.C., MARYLAND AND VIRGINIATEDDY AMENABAR, JUSTIN WM. MOYERJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the early days of the pandemic, cyber hackers hinted at a sort of honor code among thieves.
THE HACKER ‘CEASEFIRE’ WITH HOSPITALS IS OVER—AND THAT SHOULD TERRIFY USJAKEMETHDECEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
Sure, Sprinters are big targets for thieves, but so are trailers, and we’ve been lucky so far.
SPRINTER VS. TEARDROP TRAILER: WHAT'S BEST FOR CAMPING?WILL TAYLORNOVEMBER 28, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
It makes it seem like the military are our heroes, when in reality they’re thieves.
THE REAL LOVE INTEREST IN NETFLIX’S OPERATION CHRISTMAS DROP IS THE US MILITARYRACHEL RAMIREZNOVEMBER 23, 2020VOX
Scammers and identity thieves continue to get better at tricking people to give up personal information or steal their money.
SHOP SAFE. THE SCAMMERS ARE COMING FOR YOU.MICHELLE SINGLETARYNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Besides, she said, exposed belongings are a temptation for thieves.
AFTER REIMAGINING APARTMENT STORAGE, BRADYL BLOOMEDTHOMAS HEATHNOVEMBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO THIEF

  • criminal
  • pilferer
  • shoplifter
  • thief
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