swindle


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to get money or something else from by deceitful trickery

an act of cheating

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How can the Spanish authorities say they've done everything when Craig's case is still unsolved?" Mr Swindle said: "As a result of apparent inactivity by the Spanish authorities, indications the Spanish judge considers they have done as much as they can and their non-intention to interview four French men we believe were near the scene, Craig's family and I took the decision to write letters in French to one of the men in the hope he will make contact."
So strong was Swindle's fish-producing spot that Marlon Crowder of Tampa, Swindle's co-angler on the final day, also won his division with a 3-fish, 21-pound haul that ran his 3-day total to more than 36 pounds.
Swindle and Finlison entered the post office where they branded a machete and the imitation handgun.
With the addition of four chapters to the new edition, the authors--in the best tradition of investigative reporting--lay out a compelling picture of "deceptive politicians, taxpayer swindles, media slants, the power of big money, and most of all, a political system that serves the rich and powerful at the expense of the average fan, the average taxpayer, and the average citizen" (xv).
The Great Rock and Roll Swindle (1980) and The Filth and the Fury (2000) are both about the Sex Pistols.
Christmas TV & Film Co., which made the "Swindle" docu, was alerted by a disgruntled applicant and began filming as the walls came crashing in and Russian disappeared.
A computer company chief who turned to crime to build a dream castle was jailed for six years yesterday for her part in a pounds 20 million VAT swindle.
Commissioner Orson Swindle, for example, called the report "embarrassingly flawed."
The remarkable takeover artists, when they're supposedly helpless larvae, somehow swindle extra food from nursemaids of other species.
A workers' comp reinsurance pool that unraveled, a swindle that caused a small group of insurers to fail, and a liquidity crisis at a well-established life insurer made the list of top insurance stories, not only because of the impact on the industry last year, but because the ripples could lead to heightened regulatory oversight.
Among the "Common schemes con artists use to swindle money" was this: "Selling books or subscriptions to magazines that supposedly contain information on `surviving' the `crisis'."
The fourth commissioner, Orson Swindle, did not vote due to illness.
While such reports offer several advantages to the practitioner who hopes to help consumers avoid victimization (e.g., the reports provide a wealth of swindle particulars useful in informational and educational programs), the cases they consider are unlikely to be representative of seams at large.
Kelly Swindle, president of Avitrol Corp., Tulsa, Okla., says to use plastic strips on the loading dock door to prevent birds from entering.