salami fraud

salami fraud
/sə'lɑ:mi frɔ:d/ noun
a fraud where a very small amount of money is removed from each transaction and put into a suspense account (the amounts – 1p or 1c per transaction – are so small that no one notices them, but over a period of time they build up to large sums of money)

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