Slang for fraud.
Fraudulent plan or scheme designed to separate a consumer from their money without delivering on promised goods, services (training) or value.
A trick to get people to give up something of value, such as money or property. Scams succeed because of victims' innocence or greed.
a fraudulent business scheme
deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
a crime that involves tricking people into believing something that is not true
a freudulently business scheme used in order to defraud people or organizations
an attempt to con money or services or information out of the victim
an illegal enterprise, a fraud, or deception
a plan that involves deception
a scheme designed to con you out of your cash
a scheme designed to swindle you out of your cash
a scheme to try and con you out of money
a scheme, which has been established with the primary aim of generating income from registration fees
a way to take people by convincing them to participate in a fraudulent scheme
A confidence trick designed to cheat you of your money. Often related to an investment proposal offering unrealistic returns.
Any scheme to defraud a player or casino.
a fraudulent or unethical activity; a fraud or trick
A slang term for a cheating scheme.