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fraud squad Line breaks: fraud squad

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Definition of fraud squad in English:


[treated as singular or plural] British
A division of a police force appointed to investigate fraud.
Example sentences
  • West Yorkshire Police fraud squad was called in over horrendous losses in the retail division.
  • The head of Strathclyde Police's fraud squad said the force's financial investigation unit had also seen a substantial increase in calls.
  • A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said fraud squad detectives were continuing with a criminal investigation into alleged abuse at the depot. search news
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