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swindle

a fraudulent scheme or transaction
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The Dubai-based businessman, partner Yasmin Ibrahim, 44, and solicitor Miles Cox, 35, allegedly swindled the club out of PS350,000 in upfront payments for backing that didn't materialise.
Global Banking News-October 14, 2013--Funds of over INR380m swindled by NBFIs in Indian state(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
During such raids, inspector Abdul Sattar arrested one such agent Asim Sikandar from Lahore, who was known to have swindled innocent, unsuspecting citizens of Lahore by Rs 6 million.
4 billion yen allegedly swindled from five more corporate pension funds.
Eleanor McIntosh claimed she swindled the cash because her new husband refused to contribute to the upbringing of her sons from a previous relationship.
A BENEFIT cheat who swindled pounds 71,000 from the taxpayer was caught working on a building site for nearly nine years - despite claiming he could barely walk.
Dynasty Zarouni's chairman was cleared Sunday on charges that he and Zarouni's owner had swindled investors, the Gulf News reported Monday.
Martine Snowdon, prosecuting, told the court it was originally believed Sewill, of Mostyn Avenue, Old Roan, had swindled up to pounds 26,000.
A massive number of people, not some, lost to them," said Colonel Maktoum al-Sharifi, the director of the Criminal and Investigative Directorate, without saying how much money the men had swindled.
Summary: DUBAI - The two witnesses, who gave their testimonies on Thursday in the court, confirmed that the Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) was swindled by the accused five businessmen and that it would not have happened without the help and facilities offered by the senior members of the bank staff on trial.
David Heppleston, 45, admitted 15 fraud charges, but investigators told York Crown Court they suspected he'd swindled a total of pounds 612,000.
Although the padded amount is 43 million yen, the police consider the total amount swindled from the ministry to be roughly 423 million yen, including legitimate venue costs, on the basis that the hotel claims were illegal.