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Sting operation

In law enforcement a sting operation is an operation designed to catch a person committing a crime. A typical sting will have a law-enforcement officer or cooperative member of the public go along with a criminal's actions (for example by purchasing drugs the criminal is selling) to gather evidence of the criminal's wrongdoing.

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