contract killing

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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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Terry Meynell, operations manager at Newcastle, said: "It was quite a run by Dotland Hit Man and the build-up to the race is hotting-up nicely.
2 -- 3) A globe-trotting hit man (Pierce Brosnan, left) encounters a crestfallen businessman (Greg Kinnear) in a Mexico City bar, with unexpected results, in ``The Matador.
We know an act or romantic betrayal preceded the play's central incident in which the hit man accidentally kills a man and flees with the dead man's widow and daughter.
The Aussie is now a global star but former Hit Man and Her star and Pop Idol judge Waterman says it was hard to drum up interest in her when she first signed.
On July 31, alleged hit man Rodel Borromeo, 30, was killed in a police chase in the village of May-Iba in Teresa.
Pose as a hit man, tell someone he or she is the target, but offer to let the person live in exchange for a large sum of money.
His striking appearance suggests the hybrid of an architect and a hit man, but his demeanor is joking, quirky, and jovial.
Joseph Romano, who Judge Bianco convicted of conspiracy to commit bank and wire fraud in 2009, tried to pay $40,000 to hire a hit man to do in the judge and the assistant U.
Money-grabbing lap dancer Juici (Bianca Kajlich) suggests a radical solution: pay hit man Chongo (Michael Pena) 100,000 dollars to kill the old man.
Sir Gilbert Mackereth MC In his book, A Line In The Sand, Barr recounts how Mackereth hired a hit man to intercept parties of rebels as they crossed the border into Palestine.
So the wily gunman takes Rose under his wing, protecting her from rival hit man Dixon (Martin Freeman) and Ferguson, who wants her 6ft under as soon as possible.
A CONVICTED Mafia hit man yesterday claimed Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi made a deal with the mob in the 1990s in exchange for political support.