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Alleged (adj):

said or thought by some people to be the stated bad or illegal thing, although you have no proof

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Raid (n):

a short sudden attack, usually by a small group of people

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Notorious (adj)

famous for sth bad

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Waterfront (n):

a part of a twon that is next to an are of water such as a river or the sea

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Crumble (v):

to become weaker in strength or influence

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To swoop (v)

to move very quickly and easily through the air, especially down from a height in order to attack

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Mansion (n):

a very large, expensive house

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To ambush (v):

to suddenly attack someone after hiding and waiting for them

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To extradite (v)
 Extradition (n)

): to make someone return for trial to another country or state where they have been accused of doing sth illegal

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To be in hot water:

to be in or get into a difficult situation in which you are in danger of being criticized or punished

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To rort (v): aus slang

to take unfair advantage of a public service (informal)

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Broad-based (adj):

used to describe sth that will affect many different place, activities, etc

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Lobster (n):

tom hum

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Deputy (n):

a person who is given the power to do sth instead of another person, or the person whose rank is immediately below that of the leader of an organization

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Money laundering (n):

): the crime of moving money that has been obtained illegally through banks and other businesses to make it seem as if the money has been obtained legally

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To dock (v):

to remove part of sth

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To shed tears, blood, etc.:

to produce tears, light, blood, etc

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Veteran (adj):
veteran fund manager

having been involved in a particular activity for a long time

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To axe (v):

to reduce services, jobs, payments, etc. a lot or completely without warning or in a single action

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Whitewash (n)(v):

thanh minh