an inside job

an inside job

a crime committed by someone against the organization that they work for (not used with the ) The computers were taken from a locked room, which makes it look like an inside job.
See also: inside, job

an inside job

n. a crime perpetrated against an establishment by someone associated with the victimized establishment. (Underworld.) It was an inside job all right. The butler did it.
See also: inside, job
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A SECURITY guard has told a jury that the Hatton Garden jewel heist must have been an inside job.
On Wednesday, a team of Syrian army's special forces raided a meeting of the ISIL commanders in an inside job and killed tens of the militants' leaders.
As regards the attack on the premises, a modicum of physical force and masks, sounds like an inside job to me
Washington, December 29 ( ANI ): The robbery at Miley Cyrus' house seems to be an inside job.
A PS1MILLION Cannes Film Festival jewellery heist was "almost certainly" an inside job, cops said yesterday.
Rabbani feared that it was an inside job and that someone had certainly helped the attackers take arms inside.
Results of the investigation pointed to the involvement of an organized group outside the Kingdom and there is no indication or evidence of an inside job in the attack".
BAGHDAD, Dhu-AlQa'dah 13, 1433, Sep 29, 2012, SPA - Iraq's Interior Ministry says a prison break in Tikrit town in which dozens of al-Qaida-linked militants escaped was an inside job and that 20 people were killed, including 16 security force members and four inmates, AP reported.
Judith Chusid, a New York Psychologist, and her self-growth workshop "Success Is An Inside Job.
America's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) claimed that the attack was the result of an inside job.
Well, Damon has narrated the second best film I've seen this year - An Inside Job - which tells the story of the greed, stupidity and utter madness behind the 2008/9 crash.
He said: "I did not say that it is an inside job done by the family, I said somebody nearby must have informed those criminals and they must be in league with them.
But speaking later on ITV News he appeared to distance himself from the comments, saying: "I did not say that it is an inside job done by the family.
ARCHIE'S plan to destroy the Mitchells steps up a gear when he strikes a deal with Janine to torch the pub (fire is everywhere in soapland this week) and make it look like an inside job by dropping Billy's wallet at the scene.
But speaking later on ITV News he distanced himself from the comments, saying: "I did not say that it is an inside job done by the family, I said somebody nearby must have informed those criminals and they must be in league with them.