confidence trick

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Synonyms for confidence trick

a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

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Smirking: The con woman smiles as she leaves the bank with stolen money.
Melbourne, June 30 (ANI): A con woman with a love of disguises - including a cat mask - is on the prowl from the past few days in New York.
Psychic con woman Catherine Zeta Jones tries to take him in and he falls for her.
But prosecutors alleged Blake killed Bakley because she was a con woman of dubious character and he wanted to raise their daughter himself.
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A BROTHER of Ireland's biggest con woman is working for Westlife star Shane Filan, Irish Sunday People can reveal.
Holmes was a prolific con woman with dozens of aliases who was wanted by gardai, cops in the North and the FBI.
Black Tulip is a fast moving story about a yoga teacher, who is also a con woman, and a daredevil police woman whom she is in awe of.
There was this con woman in Kerala who robbed 14-15 men by marrying them.
Last year, we reported how landlord Last year, we reported how landlord Colin Burns struggled to evict Tory Colin Burns struggled to evict Tory con woman Janet Perrie and her fr iend con woman Janet Perrie and her fr iend Fiona Hope from his cottag ein Fiona Hope from his cottag ein Turnberry, Ayrshire, in a battle over 23 Turnberry, Ayrshire, in a battle over 23 dogs they were keeping at the ho PSme.
Between July 11 and July 29 last year, the con woman made three transactions on her mum's card, totalling PS823.
15 THE MENTALIST The team suspects a con woman of murdering a wealthy businessman.
Here he plays renowned escapologist Harry Houdini who, while on a tour of Scotland, meets a con woman who claims she's psychic and can contact his dead mother in return for a $10,000 reward.
And Rachel McAdams plays con woman Irene Adler, an adversary who has managed to capture Holmes's heart.