Example sentences for: illegally

How can you use “illegally” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Last week the Times reported that hundreds of millions of dollars in IMF loans to Russia may have been illegally diverted through the Bank of New York via the Russian mafia.

  • As you know, Judge Norma Holloway Johnson has ruled that there is a prima facie case that you or your office illegally leaked information to the press in 24 instances involving 11 different news organizations, and you have filed a sworn affidavit denying those leaks.

  • The New York Times , Washington Post , and Los Angeles Times front an Israeli comptroller's report that Prime Minister Ehud Barak's party, One Israel, illegally channeled large donations from domestic and foreign sources through nonprofit front groups in the months leading to Barak's victory over former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

  • Federal Election Commission files disclose many examples of money taken illegally from foreign nationals: Japanese interests contributing to candidates in local races in Hawaii, South Americans giving to the Democratic Party of Florida, and so on.

  • Sometimes it can be gotten illegally by purchase or legally by marrying an American and becoming a legal resident.

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