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    #1

    One count engaging in conspiracy

    JUDGE: One count engaging in conspiracy to commit securities fraud. Two counts securities fraud. One count engaging in conspiracy to commit money laundering. Twenty-one counts money laundering.

    What does "count" mean in court context?

    Source: The Wolf of Wall Street (a 2013 American biographical black comedy crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Terence Winter)

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    #2

    Re: One count engaging in conspiracy

    Criminal charge.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    #3

    Re: One count engaging in conspiracy

    Typoman - writer of rongs

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    #4

    Re: One count engaging in conspiracy

    That is an impressive set of charges.

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