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Perhaps Kim Jong-un, worth a rumored—and ill-gotten—$5 billion, will dig into his own pockets to make good on a 30-year promise.
Prince Charles also announced a plan to ‘follow the money’ in an effort to strip wildlife poachers of their ill-gotten gains.
He was depicted as the “fence”—or the person taxed with selling all the ill-gotten goods for cold, hard cash.
The SEC says it will seek financial penalties as well as “disgorgement of ill-gotten gain.”SEC Sues Six Former Freddie, Fannie Executives Over 'Ill-Gotten Gains'|Aram Roston|December 16, 2011|DAILY BEAST
All your ill-gotten gains should be returned to those you stole from, regardless of whose names they are in.
But in another sense he had tricked Laban and was going away with ill-gotten gains.Living for the Best|James G. K. McClure
Of the millionaire he demanded restitution of his ill-gotten wealth.The Profits of Religion, Fifth Edition|Upton Sinclair
Here is a red morocco bag in which I kept my ill-gotten gains in marbles.Revisiting the Earth|James Langdon Hill
Ill-gotten wealth speedily disappears, and leaves only a curse behind.Mark Seaworth|William H.G. Kingston
These old men may keep their ill-gotten wealth, for I cannot break the daughter's heart.How It All Came Round|L. T. Meade