Word List: Pilfer, Larceny, Burglary, Thievery, Robbery, Purloin, Swindle, Embezzlement, Plunder, Heist
The small town of Riverdale was rocked by a string of burglaries, and it seemed like the thief was always one step ahead of the police. Detective Johnson was called in to solve the case, and as he delved deeper into the investigations, he discovered that the thief was not your average burglar.
He was a master of pilferage, and his skills in larceny were unparalleled. The thief would strike in the dead of the night, and before anyone knew it, he was gone, leaving behind a trail of missing jewels and valuable artifacts. But little did the thief know that Detective Johnson was hot on his trail, and he was determined to bring him to justice.
As the chase continued, Johnson discovered that the thief was also involved in robbery, and he had used his skills to purloin money from banks and wealthy individuals. It was then that Johnson realized that he was dealing with a criminal mastermind, who was not only involved in thievery but also in elaborate swindles and embezzlement schemes. In the end, Johnson caught up with the thief, who had been planning his biggest heist yet, and he was finally brought to justice for all his crimes of plunder.
|Pilfer||to steal small amounts of something, especially over a long period of time||Pilfer food, Pilfer money, Pilfer supplies|
|Larceny||the crime of stealing something that belongs to someone else||Grand larceny, Petty larceny, Larceny charges|
|Burglary||the crime of breaking into a building in order to steal something||Home burglary, Office burglary, Attempted burglary|
|Thievery||the act of stealing something that belongs to someone else||Petty thievery, Grand thievery, Organized thievery|
|Robbery||the crime of taking something from someone by using force or the threat of force||Bank robbery, Armed robbery, Street robbery|
|Purloin||to steal something, especially something that is valuable||Purloin money, Purloin documents, Purloin jewelry|
|Swindle||to deceive someone in order to get their money or property||Investment swindle, Charity swindle, Real estate swindle|
|Embezzlement||the crime of taking money that you have been trusted with for your own use||Corporate embezzlement, Bank embezzlement, Government embezzlement|
|Plunder||to steal things of value from a place, especially during a war or a raid||Plunder a city, Plunder a temple, Plunder a museum|
|Heist||a carefully planned and organized crime, especially one in which a large amount of money or property is stolen||Bank heist, Diamond heist, Art heist|