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lucre (LOO kuhr) (noun)
Profit or money: Sometimes there is some financial gain, or lucre, to be had in the stock market.
looter (LOOT uhr) (noun)
An individual who engages in stealing or taking property, typically through force: The pirate was a looter for several years before he was caught.

The looter took a valuable latten plate and tried to sell it for lucre before he was caught by the police.