frame-up

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Synonyms for frame-up

false charge

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Synonyms for frame-up

an act that incriminates someone on a false charge

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These secondary charges were countered by further allegations of frame-ups backed by a tape recording broadcast live by the Constitutional Court in which a justice broker, a wheeler and dealer trading in the perversion and corruption of justice, the brother of a man under KPK investigation, but typical of those bent upon the systemic subversion of justice in Indonesia, apparently conspired with police and prosecutors to incriminate the KPK deputies, even discussing another possible hit job, while allegedly claiming, repeated by others based on sensationalism and innuendo, that the President himself was said to back this.
When Mr Sheridan claimed they were part of a plot to topple him Mr Green exploded, saying: "For you to accuse me of monstrous frame-ups is shameful Tommy.
Mr Green then exploded: "For you to turn round and accuse the likes of myself of monstrous frame-ups - for any other socialist, never mind one of your standing - it is an appaling thing to do.
In a pre-emptive strike, Petrocelli mocked Simpson's defense as one of ``crazy claims of frame-ups and conspiracies.
That launched the investigation that led to the arrest of Rafael Perez, who eventually turned informant and exposed the worst scandal in LAPD history, a litany of crimes and rights abuses that may have sent hundreds of people to prison on frame-ups and almost certainly will lead to massive reforms in the LAPD.
Mr Green then exploded: "For you to accuse the likes of myself of monstrous frame-ups, for any other socialist, never mind one of your standing, it is appalling.