Russian translation: охотник за головами, за преступниками
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A bounty hunter is an individual who seeks out fugitives ('Hunting') for a monetary reward ('Bounty'), for apprehending by law, if such laws exist. (In lawless areas, bounty hunters still exist, and are, indeed, even more common.)
For this reason, most bounty hunters are in the employ of a bail bondsman: the bounty hunter is paid a portion of the bail the fugitive initially paid, since if the fugitive successfully eludes bail the bondsman is responsible for the remainder of their
In the United States legal system, the 1872 U.S. Supreme Court case (Taylor v. Taintor) established that the person into whose custody a person accused of a crime is remanded as part of the accused's bail has sweeping rights to recover that person.
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1) наемный убийца
Explanation: 2) человек, работающий на полицию и разыскивающий преступников за вознаграждение
Andrey Belousov United States Local time: 07:54 Native speaker of: Russian PRO pts in category: 16