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contract killing

A homicide arranged by one or more persons or parties through an agreement (“contract”) with another person or party, to kill one or more target individuals in exchange for money or other consideration.
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And in 1998 he was charged with the contract murder of 33-year- old nightclub security boss George Bromley - but the charge was dropped due to lack of evidence before the case went to trial.
The contract murder was committed in the center of Bishkek on Sunday.
A gunman serving a 20-year jail sentence is to be charged with arranging a contract murder from inside prison.
THE FIRE NEXT DOOR is partly an informative account of the drug wars in Mexico, a gruesome chronicle of the beheadings, torture, kidnappings, extortion, and contract murders that have become regular features of life in Mexico.
Eid was looking for EUR100,000 to call off the contract murders - and he was caught red-handed by gardai.
A The raw statistics indicate failure or unwillingness to deal with serious crimes:A since 1997, there have been over 130 contract murders, with only a handful of arrests and just five convictions.
He said that law enforcement operations such as the one code-named the Killers, which saw arrests of various people allegedly involved in high-profile contract murders in recent years, did not suit certain politicians who used to play certain roles within the state.
This allows them to launder huge amounts of money, smuggle drugs and stolen vehicles, and import criminals to carry out contract murders and fraud,'' Alexander said.
Once, when I was living in Brooklyn, I read in the newspaper that a South American man suspected of dozens of drug-related contract murders had been arrested at a pay phone in Queens.
The book is a "how-to" manual for contract murders.
Similarly, over the last several years, law enforcement has encountered an increasing number of organized criminal groups that are actively involved in drug trafficking, money laundering, political corruption, and even contract murders.