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Reply to "The criminal is suspected of being aided by other individuals"

If the suspicion is present but the aiding took place in the past, you should use a perfect form of the nonfinite verb:

- The criminal is suspected of having been aided by other individuals.

- They suspect the criminal of having been aided by other individuals / They suspect the criminal to have been aided by other individuals.

If both the suspicion and the aiding took place in the past, we'd have:

- The criminal was suspected of being aided by other individuals.

- They suspected the criminal of being aided by other individuals / They suspected the criminal to be aided by other individuals.

If the suspicion lies in the past and the aiding took place further back in the past, we'd have:

- The criminal was suspected of having been aided by other individuals.

- They suspected the criminal of having been aided by other individuals / They suspected the criminal to have been aided by other individuals.

Thank you for the reply! From what I know "having been done", just like "having done" can be replaced with "being done" and "doing" because they have the same meaning when they refer to a past action. Is this correct?

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