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Criminal lexicals: vandalism, arsonist, etc



 
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Criminal lexicals: vandalism, arsonist, etc #1 (permalink) Thu Jan 04, 2007 5:39 am   Criminal lexicals: vandalism, arsonist, etc
 

Dear Sirs,

Can you please provide a list of the criminal vocabularies? For example, Vandalism, arsonist etc.

I'm now writing an essay about the criminal effect to our society, so may need to understand their meaning.

Thanks in advance for your help,

Best wishes
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Criminal lexicals: vandalism, arsonist, etc #2 (permalink) Thu Jan 04, 2007 9:52 am   Criminal lexicals: vandalism, arsonist, etc
 

Hi
It seems, last year I had the exercise :)

My list was:

arson/ arsonist
blackmail / blackmailer
burglary / burglar
extortion / extortionist
counterfeit / counterfeiter
forgery / forger
kidnap / kidnapper
fraud / fraud(ster)
robbery /robber
vandalism / vandal
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Criminal lexicals: vandalism, arsonist, etc #3 (permalink) Thu Jan 04, 2007 17:04 pm   Criminal lexicals: vandalism, arsonist, etc
 

Here's an exhaustive list of crimes, in case you need even more:

http://criminal.findlaw.com/crimes/a-z/
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Criminal lexicals: vandalism, arsonist, etc #4 (permalink) Thu Jan 04, 2007 19:21 pm   Criminal lexicals: vandalism, arsonist, etc
 

Tamara wrote:
My list was:

arson/ arsonist
blackmail / blackmailer
burglary / burglar
extortion / extortionist
counterfeit / counterfeiter
forgery / forger
kidnap / kidnapper
fraud / fraud(ster)
robbery /robber
vandalism / vandal

racketeering / racketeer
larceny / larcenist
shoplifting / shoplifter
con game / con artist (con man)
mugging / mugger
procuring / procurer (pimp)
assault / assailant
rape / rapist
conspiracy / conspirator
stalking / stalker
embezzlement / embezzler
drunk driving / drunk driver
domestic abuse / domestic abuser
child abuse / child abuser
child molestation / child molester
indecent exposure / exhibitionist, flasher
tax evasion / tax evader
drug dealing / drug dealer

There are surely more.
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