inside job

a crime committed by or in collusion with a person or persons closely associated with the victim: The robbery seemed an inside job, because there was no evidence of forced entry.

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inside job
informal a crime committed with the assistance of someone associated with the victim, such as a person employed on the premises burgled

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Example sentences
Police suspected from the start that it was an inside job.
Reformers are convinced that this gangland shooting was an inside job, carried
  out by hardliners.
Ground commanders were apparently the targets of the rogue gunmen, suggesting
  an inside job.
In fact, all of chemistry is a bit of an inside job.
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