Salt Name

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Salt Name

A false name and address placed on a list for quality assurance. A salt name may be placed on a list to monitor improper use of the list (for example, if one sends correspondence to the list without permission). A salt name is also called a dummy name or a decoy name.
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Insiders say that school managements are able to offer seats to parents by giving dummy names to a small percentage of seats while allotting most seats by drawing lots.
The Post named Iraq and Malaysia as two countries where Iran had been trying to set up banks, using dummy names and opaque ownership structures.