Spanish to English preso

Dictionary entry: preso


The translation says: The investors committed fraud because they were overcome with greed.
Shouldn't it be: he/she killed her because he/she was overcome with jealousy.
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    (by the way, the preposition should also appear in the Dterms with the new version that will appear later)