con man


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Synonyms for con man

a swindler who exploits the confidence of his victim

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said the con man told him that he would send money to his bank account in Abu Dhabi, so he could pay the shipping company that would repatriate the body of the man's mother.
Consumer Affairs Victoria also recently assisted the New South Wales Office of Fair Trading to intercept an alleged travelling con man at Melbourne Airport.
By this time the penny had dropped, and after Setting the con man sleep it off, I ordered him out of the house, telling him I knew who he was and that I was no West Side rich liberal fool.
A con man steals from you all you have: A con man steals from you your soul.
My parents are in their 90s and I really fear for them - if they were to be targeted by a con man like this, it would be very hard for them to know what to do.
The manic-depressive con man, who became renowned for his sexual exploits, was finally treated with electroshock therapy.
Roy (Nicolas Cage) is a most unlikely con man - an obsessive, chain-smoking agoraphobe with various nervous tics.
Jake Vig (Burns) is a master con man who knows every trick in the book.
A MAN described by police as the ultimate con man was last night starting a life sentence for murdering his wife.
You're a con man, a bullshit artist, and a money-grubbing sellout.
It doesn't matter what the product is," Healy once heard a con man testify.
Sooner than Tess can say "mulligan stew," the smooth-talking con man has seduced his way into the beds of both his hostesses, resurrecting their long-dormant passions and reawakening their lust for life- as evidenced by the fact that they have traded in their support hose and granny dresses for bustiers and mini-dresses from "Le Trashy Chic" boutique.
But no one likes a con man who doesn't know what we think we want.
A 1988 Miami Herald newspaper article had portrayed a John Guggenheim (his actual name) as a skillful, fast-talking, flamboyant con man who reportedly had bolted from that city with $600,000 borrowed and bilked from artists and arts organizations.
Conned" is more than just sweet revenge for victims of Internet fraud, it's a laugh-out-loud joy ride proves all it takes to con a con man is a computer and a twisted sense of humor.