Definition of Sting operation

1. Noun. A complicated confidence game planned and executed with great care (especially an operation implemented by undercover agents to apprehend criminals).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sting Operation

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stimulus packages
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sting like a bee
sting operation (current term)
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Literary usage of Sting operation

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1. Dedicated Computer Crime Units by J. Thomas McEwen (1988)
"This sting operation with a bulletin board was the first of its type in the country. ... There are two primary advantages of a sting operation. ..."

2. Federal Nutrition Programs: Hearing Before the Committee on Agriculture (1998)
"In a sting operation in Milwaukee last year police recovered ... Forty-eight grocers were arrested and charged in the food stamp fraud sting operation. ..."

3. Federal Nutrition Programs: Hearing Before the Committee on Agriculture (1998)
"In a sting operation in Milwaukee last year police recovered ... Forty-eight grocers were arrested and charged in the food stamp fraud sting operation. ..."

4. Drug Control: Ins and Customs Can Do More to Prevent Drug-Related Employee by Weldon McPhail (1999)
"Two of these 10 Customs employees were captured in an Internal Affairs sting operation, so no drugs were actually released into the economy. ..."

5. International Narcotics Control Strategy Report, 1995 by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"The sting operation by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police revealed that proceeds ... Another Canadian sting operation targeted money exchange houses from ..."

6. Pennsylvania Crime Commission: 1984 Report by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"(Source: UPI) TAXPAYERS BANKROLL sting operation Taxpayers in St. Joseph, Mich., who enacted a special tax to bankroll an undercover police sting operation, ..."

7. Financial Investigations: A Financial Approach to Detecting and Resolving Crimesby Don Vogel by Don Vogel (1999)
"The previously described drug raid at the University of Virginia is an example of a sting operation. Objectives of Undercover Operations Undercover ..."

8. Personal Banking Fraud: Hearings Before the Committee on Banking and edited by James A. Leach (2000)
"... 1995 Undercover sting operation nabs fraudulent telemarketing firms The FBI crackdown, which used retireĀ« volunteers, focused ON companies that try to ..."

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