collude with

collude with someone or something

to plot or conspire with someone or a group. The CEO colluded with the board of directors in the stock scandal.
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11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Isenberg and Hewitt's latest filed lawsuit in the Shailendra family's real estate fraud scheme alleges that greed for fees drove five area banks, four collapsed Georgia banks and 12 current and former senior banking executives to allegedly collude with Paul Shailendra, Sachin Shailendra and the Shailendra family to commit fraud by knowingly aiding in the Shailendra's alleged massive $100mm Ponzi scheme.
CONTRACTORS USING TRICKS TO CREAM OFF DONOR MONEY By once they clinch the deal, they will then collude with government officials to vary the contracts for every imaginable excuse, eventually pushing the cost way beyond what was offered by other bidders during the competitive stages.
An unholy alliance of selfish politicians, religious zealots, dictators, career bureaucrats, criminals, corporate fat cats, the arms industry, multi-nationals, and the financial institutions compete, conspire and collude with little or no empathy for those who suffer.
Too many parents collude with truancy and condemn their children to a pattern of crime.
Another example she provides is that politicians often collude with administrators to implement "the good idea'.
We have too much knowledge to collude with that kind of attitude.
Songs by Paul McCartney, the Beach Boys, and Don Henley collude with wobbly voices and Orff percussion to create an otherworldly school sing.
Is Roshan prepared to collude with closeted celebrities for the sake of selling magazines?
Since the state lottery drawing is broadcast from his station, and Russ is already having sex with Kudrow's talentless but alluring lotto ball girl Crystal, why not collude with her to rig the game and win a cool couple million.
The lawsuit alleges greed for fees that drove five area banks, four collapsed Georgia banks and 12 current and former senior banking executives to allegedly collude with the Shailendra family to commit fraud by knowingly aiding in the Shailendra's alleged massive $100mm Ponzi scheme.
We expect the Association of British Drivers to claim they are against motorists breaking the law while providing a toolkit for them to get off driving offences, it is another thing for The Post to effectively collude with them.
Players can do things like collude with other players or mortgage off a team to pay off debts.
In an era when one of the nation's oldest corporate names has begun to collude with the government in an illegal domestic spying program, patriots must seek out every possible avenue for defending the Constitution and our privacy," said Barry Steinhardt, Director of the ACLU's Technology and Liberty Project.
To ignore the offered 'calling card' is to collude with the continuing concealment of domestic violence behind closed doors.
deputy secretary of Defense and corrupt Justice Department officials collude with a corporate arms merchant in selling an advanced ray gun to international terrorists.