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latronage (s) (noun), latronages (pl)
The process of being misappropriated by an armed thief or a group of thieves: Latronage involves someone who is usually a member of a band of robbers who are stealing, including the crimes of larceny, robbery, and burglary.

Latronage includes many forms, from muggings to bank robberies.

A modern form of latronage may be seen in "cybertheft" which involves using a computer to deprive another person of property or money, as when a criminal gains unauthorized access to a bank’s computer to transfer money from other people's accounts into his or her possession.

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