loot vt1 : to rob esp. during or following a catastrophe (as war, riot, or natural disaster)
2 : to rob esp. on a large scale and usually by violence or corruption
: to engage in robbing esp. after a catastrophe
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.