innocent agent

Definition of "innocent agent"
  1. An individual who, without knowledge or intent, or under pressure, carries out an unlawful act on someone else's orders
How to use "innocent agent" in a sentence
  1. In the crime, the person was used as an innocent agent, coerced into carrying out the offense on someone else's behalf.
  2. The perpetrators managed to evade direct involvement by using an innocent agent to fulfill their illegal plans.
  3. Due to duress, she unwittingly became an innocent agent, executing the fraudulent scheme for the true culprits.

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