double-cross

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All of the expected vignettes are present, and Addis treats them reverentially, as though they were something new: the amateur robbers bickering with each other in the midst of a heist; the small-town denizens recognizing the crooks despite their disguises; the inept double-crosser who gets duped himself.
Double-crosser O'Hanlon had picked up O'Reilly in his BMW.
Furious Paul told friends double-crosser Hewitt "has no shame" and spoke of how the cad begged for his trust as Diana's loyal aide handed him back the letters after they had been stolen from the officer's home.
In recent years businesses have realized that they must organize and implement certain measures to protect themselves from double-crossers and in-house theft.