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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He missed every possible tip-off, but luckily for him an undercover cop posing as a hit man caught Dalia's whole plan on tape.
After being hired by MAIN in 1971, Perkins was assigned a mentor who explained that "her assignment was to mold me into an economic hit man.
In 2003, the president of a major publishing house that is owned by a powerful international corporation read a draft of what had now become Confessions of an Economic Hit Man.
The Odyssey of a Conscience" could have been the subtitle of John Perkins' Confessions of an Economic Hit Man.
Detectives leading the hunt for the hit man say he is not from the area and was brought in to attack the Weavers.
But if that didn't work, the hit man could "run Antonio Ferri over with an automobile," Mrs.
As part of the settlement negotiated with the murder victims' relatives, Paladin Enterprises and Lund have agreed to contribute money to two charities chosen by the plaintiffs and to turn over to them the remaining 700 copies of Hit Man.
Rubinek worked with Cleveland to raise the study of the hit man genre to a more profound level.
The novel chronicles her affairs in vignettes centered on the lustful goings-on in the beds of the hit man and the multimedia artist: we see both of them before, during and after the act and learn, for instance, that the hit man, Sicilian and from Brooklyn, lavishes on his love food he cooks, while the multimedia artist, an assimilated Jew enamored of things German, makes her pay for half of the Chinese food he orders.
TRAINER Andrew Bell fears that the career of Dotland Hit Man is over due to the broken hock he sustained in the third round of the Derby at Wimbledon on Saturday.
The ex-Gretna hit man is starting to make a name for himself as a goalscorer.