civil conspiracy

Definition of "civil conspiracy"
  1. A form of collusion in which the involved parties may not face criminal charges, but their actions provide the basis for a legal complaint
How to use "civil conspiracy" in a sentence
  1. The defendant was sued for civil conspiracy after colluding with others to infringe on the plaintiff's rights.
  2. The victim of the fraud opt to file a civil conspiracy case against the people who masterminded the scheme.
  3. The plaintiff claims a civil conspiracy took place, causing him financial harm.

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