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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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If convicted of the murder-for-hire charge Lingala and Reddy could face up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, according to the news release.
Gygi pleaded guilty in January to charges of using interstate commerce facilities in the commission of a murder-for-hire and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a violent crime.
The pair, who the US says were the main culprits behind the alleged Iranian murder-for-hire plot, was identified in a sting operation involving the FBI and the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Here's what US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had to say on the matter: "The idea that they would attempt to go to a Mexican cartel to solicit murder-for-hire to kill the Saudi ambassador, nobody could make that up, right?" (Associated Press, 10/12/11)
"The idea that they would attempt to go to a Mexican drug cartel to solicit murder-for-hire to kill the Saudi ambassador, nobody could make that up, right?" US secretary of state Hillary Clinton said.
financial system to fund its murder-for-hire plot, today's action highlights
Then he served as the government's witness in a murder-for-hire charge against Hayes, a charge Hayes says was completely fabricated.
--Hockey News editor Jason Kay, commenting on the "overtone" of homosexuality in the murder-for-hire accusations against St.
About 150 professionals, educators and students attended the two-day conference in San Antonio, which ended with a headline session in which Leggett covered the twists of a murder-for-hire case in which alleged bookie Robert Angleton was acquitted of hiring his brother to kill his wife.
Baxter, who presided over the strange murder-for-hire trial of Rabbi Fred J.
The publisher of a book called Hit Man, a how-to on assassination, paid an undisclosed sum to the family of a murder victim who was killed in a murder-for-hire scheme based on the book.