Legal Vocabulary: Spoliation
Spoliation is defined as follows: “(1) Destruction; mutilation; alteration; specifically, the erasure, alteration, mutilation, or destruction of a paper to prevent its being used as evidence. (2) In English canon law, the taking of the fruits of a benefice under a pretended but illegal title, or a writ or suit brought on such grounds. (3) The destruction of a ship’s papers so as to conceal its nationality, the character of its trade, cargo, etc.
OPTION #1: spoliation= SPOE/LAO*EGS
OPTION #2: spoliation= SPOE/LAOE/A*IGS