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suspect

A person identified as possibly having an interest in buying, but who has not yet been contacted or has not yet given any evidence of interest. Contrast with a prospect, who has indicated some interest in buying and who appears to have the desire and the ability to purchase.

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Suspicious person/motor vehicle, caller states he is being followed, party spoken to, 70 Commons Drive
CoreLogic reported that 12 percent of suspicious short-sale resales occurred less than 30 days after the original short sale through the second quarter of 2013.
US air marshals onboard the flight thought the 12 male Indian citizens aged 25-35, reportedly dressed in traditional South Asian clothing, were acting in a suspicious manner.
Likewise, they are required to report potential violations of law or suspicious activities relating to money laundering or terrorist financing to the federal government.
Suspicious Activity Reports: These reports are the responsibility of any MSB that knows, suspects or has reason to suspect that a transaction (or pattern of transactions) is suspicious, and involves a certain dollar amount.
associate director of FinCEN's Regulatory Policy and Programs Division, stated, "Comprehensive Bank Secrecy Act compliance programs that enable financial institutions to identify and report suspicious activities are the foundation of our efforts to combat money laundering and protect our financial system.
However, the computer flagged as suspicious about twice that number of masses that turned out to be harmless.
The mission is to "report suspicious activity and not to report suspicious-looking people.
An outbreak caused by a strain last seen many years ago could be suspicious (7,10).
The backup material ("supporting documentation") on a suspicious activity report is held by the bank but is considered U.