double dipping

Definition of "double dipping"
  1. The improper act of receiving benefits from two sources that should not overlap, such as earning a salary and obtaining a pension from the government simultaneously, or receiving payouts from two insurance companies for the same claim
How to use "double dipping" in a sentence
  1. The auditor uncovered that the executive was double dipping by collecting both a salary and a pension from the company.
  2. In the insurance fraud case, the defendant was accused of double dipping by filing identical claims with two different insurance companies.
  3. The government employee was found guilty of double dipping as he was unfairly drawing both his current wages and his early retirement pension.

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