Examples of restitution in a Sentence
the restitution of her stolen property
He was ordered to make restitution to the victim.
Recent Examples of restitution from the Web
In Indiana, a person who creates a pyramid scheme can be charged with fraud, money laundering, securities fraud, conspiracy and other crimes and, if convicted, can face prison time, fines and restitution.
The judge also ordered Hackworth to pay a $5,000 civil penalty along with $1,889 in restitution.
The plea agreement included $8 million in criminal fines, $1 million in restitution and a $1 million community service project for Terminix International Company and its US Virgin Islands operation, the US Justice Department said.
Earlier this year, Terminix was sentenced to pay $9.2 million in criminal fines and restitution.
The lawmaker is facing a prison sentence that could range from eight to 12 years — in addition to likely owing millions of dollars in restitution to victims, some attorneys have said.
Businesses were ordered to pay $97.6 million in judicial forfeiture, fines and restitution and $7.8 million in civil fines, the agency said.
If convicted, each defendant in this case faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, plus fines and restitution.
Each trafficking charge carries a sentence of 15 years to life, mandatory restitution and a $250,000 fine.
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Origin and Etymology of restitution
RESTITUTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of restitution for English Language Learners
: the act of returning something that was lost or stolen to its owner
: payment that is made to someone for damage, trouble, etc.
legal Definition of restitution
- ordered to pay restitution to the victim of his crime
restitutional\ˌres-tə-ˈtü-shə-nəl, -ˈtyü-\ adjective
restitutionary\ˌres-tə-ˈtü-shə-ˌner-ē, -ˈtyü-\ adjective
restitutive\ˈres-tə-ˌtü-tiv, -ˌtyü-\ adjective
restitutory\ˌres-tə-ˈtü-tə-rē, -ˈtyü-; rə-ˈsti-tyə-ˌtōr-ē\ adjective
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