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a crime committed by or in collusion with a person or persons closely associated with the victim: The robbery seemed an inside job, because there was no evidence of forced entry.

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Origin of inside job

First recorded in 1905–10
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inside job

noun

informal a crime committed with the assistance of someone associated with the victim, such as a person employed on the premises burgled
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