sting operation

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

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"Singh also directed me to target Abhishek Banerjee for a sting operation. I have shown his message to the CBI officials." Samuel added.
'Findings from the Joint Inter-Agency Team indicated that various sums of money were found on the arrested Corps officials during the sting operations before they were taken into ICPC custody.
on May 22, Clint Simeon Alcordo, 21, vendor and a resident of Purok 12, Barangay 76-A, was caught in a sting operation in Purok 17 of the same barangay.
Lucknow: The government in India's Uttar Pradesh state has ordered a probe against personal secretaries of three senior ministers after a sting operation conducted by a TV channel showed them seeking bribes for various favours including transfers, an official said on Thursday.
The arrests came after a joint sting operation conducted by the Pasco County Sheriff's Office (PSO) and the Bureau of Insurance Fraud, along with the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) and the Pasco County Building Department.
It cannot be anybody's case that sting operations always provide incontrovertible proof.
Moscow has described Ukraine's sting operation as an act of provocation.
'An undercover team was involved in the sting operation that took about an hour before the suspects were nabbed as they attempted to flee in their respective vehicles,' the source told Malay Mail today.
IANS New Delhi A news website on Monday alleged that a sting operation on some media houses has revealed that they were ready to peddle Hindutva agenda to polarize voters on communal lines for money.
Police arrested the suspects in Malkiya after a sting operation on April 14, 2017.
Summary: Police were apprehending suspect in sting operation after he reportedly conned a manager
The third part of "The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway," which aired Saturday, gave new details about the sting operation - part of Dave Holloway's (Natalee's father) private investigation.
Summary: The Czech Republic has extradited to the United States a Lebanese man who was detained on suspicion of trying to sell weapons to a Colombian rebel group in a sting operation in 2014, police said over the weekend.
UTTARAKHAND chief minister Harish Rawat was questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI) on Tuesday in connection with a probe into the sting operation involving him.
In a statement issued here, the Minister said Federal and Provincial governments should learn a lesson and get guidance instead of showing an annoyance on such a sting operation.