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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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A spokesperson said: "West Yorkshire Police have received reports of a man acting suspiciously around the Golcar and Salendine Nook areas over the last few days.
Blerim Tahiraj, 24, was seen acting suspiciously by an eagle-eyed cop
A WANTED fugitive was arrested after being spotted acting suspiciously at a primary school.
Police said on Wednesday they were investigating possible match fixing after suspiciously high betting activity was reported during a first division league game.
15pm There's tense music, dingy slums and gung-ho soldiers suspiciously eyeing local Muslims.
Dubai: Two jobless men landed in court after police caught them riding their bicycles around the streets of Jumeirah and suspiciously looking inside cars.
Flying high in second place the Azerbaijan contestant looked suspiciously like Gavin Henson.
Summary: Army Intelligence detained two people for suspiciously roaming in their car near the south Lebanon residence of the head of General Security, Brig.
Islamabad, Sep 8 ( ANI ): Every foreigner working in Pakistan would be viewed suspiciously and would find it even harder to work in the country after a US doctor faked as a NGO worker and helped the US' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to track down former Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden, an editorial in a Pakistan daily has said.
ISLAMABAD -- A dead body of a young boy who suspiciously went missing 10 days ago was recovered under Kak bridge here on Monday.
Regarding the front-page article "Philadelphia's fall" (NCR, April 1): Does anyone else find it curious or suspiciously strange the diocesan secretary of priests is charged with allegedly permitting "dangerous" priests to be reassigned to where they had access to children, but no similar charges are made against the bishop?
Summary: A police force is urging members of the public to report people wearing a suspiciously large amount of 'bling' during the recession.