Crimes involving theft and trespass - synonyms or related words
a crime in which someone attacks the driver of a car and steals the car. Someone who does this is called a carjacker.
a crime in which someone gets money or information from someone else by using force or threats
informal an organized attempt by thieves to steal something
a situation in which someone threatens people in a bank or shop with a gun in order to get money or goods
identity theft noun
stealing information about someone that makes it possible to use their bank account or credit card
informal the crime of stealing a car and driving it for pleasure, usually in a dangerous way. If you do this you joyride, and a person who does it is a joyrider.
the practice of trying to trick someone into giving their secret bank information by sending them an email that looks as if it comes from their bank and that asks them to give their account number or password
the crime of stealing things from ships while they are sailing
informalAmerican a situation in which someone uses threats to force someone else to give them money
the crime of using electronic information from someone’s credit card or payment card after they have used it to pay for something
mainly journalism an act of stealing something or of taking someone away by force
mainly Americaninformal an occasion when someone tries to steal money from a bank, shop etc by threatening people with a gun
the crime of stealing. Someone who commits this crime is called a thief