salami slicing

salami slicing
salami slicing saˈlami ˌslicing noun [uncountable]
1. LAW the illegal act of stealing money from an organization by using a computer to remove extremely small amounts from its financial accounts over a period of time:

• A number of corporations have been subjected to salami slicing fraud.

2. an act of removing or reducing something by doing it very slowly and gradually, so people do not realize what is happening:

• The budget cuts have been made by a process of salami slicing.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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