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swindle

a fraudulent scheme or transaction
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It was even filthier and more crowded than the county jail; all the smaller fry out of the latter had been sifted into it--the petty thieves and swindlers, the brawlers and vagrants.
Perhaps, instead of being a millionaire, you yourself are a swindler and an adventurer
The newspapers laughed the wretched upstart and swindler to scorn.
Having taken this little liberty with the Patriarchal person, Mr Pancks further astounded and attracted the Bleeding Hearts by saying in an audible voice, 'Now, you sugary swindler, I mean to have it out with you
Ulysses," replied Alcinous, "not one of us who sees you has any idea that you are a charlatan or a swindler.
FAISALABAD -- At least six passengers fell prey to swindlers here during the past 12 hours.
Investigation Mughalpura smashed a gang of swindlers and arrested its three-members who were looting citizens impersonating themselves as anti-corruption officials.
LAHORE -- Investigation Mughalpura smashed a gang of swindlers and arrested its three members who were looting citizens impersonating themselves as anti-corruption officials.
The story is told of an emperor so exceedingly fond of new clothes that he mistakenly hired some swindlers to make him the best clothing ever.
FAISALABAD:Six passengers fell prey to swindlers here during the past 12 hours and they were shifted to hospitals where the condition of two was stated to be critical.
BAHAWALPUR -- The police have arrested a gang of swindlers in a seminar here at a fast food restaurant who were luring people to invest money in their scheme and get millions of rupees as profit in return of a meagre investment of only Rs 20,000.
Hyun, 35, starred in two films, "Confidential Assignment," and "The Swindlers," which were released this year.