犯罪的术语(十五)

来源: 佚名 2014-11-21

  tax evasion 逃税

  The illegal attempt by a taxpayer to avoid paying his or her taxes.

  纳税人企图逃避纳税的非法行为。

  例句:

  Bill was found guilty of tax evasion and owes the IRS over $60,000 in back taxes.

  比尔被判逃税罪,他现在仍欠国内收入局六万多美元的滞纳税金。

  vandalism 故意毁坏

  The defacement or destruction of public or private property.

  损坏或破坏公私财产的行为。

  例句:

  Vandalism is a major problem in inner city schools.

  故意毁坏财物的行为是市内学校的一个严重问题。

  vice squad 警察缉捕队

  Plain clothes policeman who work undercover to detect crime.

  隐蔽调查犯罪的便衣警察。

  例句:

  Sean has been a member of the vice squad for nine years.

  西恩在缉捕队工作已经9年了。

  vigilante 治安维持会

  A person or group who takes the responsibility of a law enforcement officer into their won hands.

  承担执法人员维持治安责任的个人和群体。

  例句:

  The subway vigilante in New York was in the media for weeks.

  纽约地铁治安维持会几周来受到了媒体的关注。

  war crime 战争犯罪

  Crimes that violate the customs and laws of war.

  违犯战争法律和战争习惯的犯罪。

  例句:

  The retired officer was found guilty of war crimes when evidence was uncovered during a recent investigation.

  在最近的一次调查中发现的证据证明这位退休军官曾有战争犯罪。

  white-collar crime 白领犯罪

  Crimes committed by persons in businesses including expense-account padding, stealing office supplies, price-fixing, product fraud, etc.

  公司职员的犯罪,包括虚报开支、偷盗办公用品、私定价格、产品欺诈等。

  例句:

  Businesses are losing millions of dollars, and products are more expensive due to white-collar crime.

  由于白领犯罪,企业界每年损失数百万美元,产品也因之更贵。

 

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