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victim

noun casualty, complainant, complaining wittess, hostia, injured, prey, quarry, sufferer, target, unfortuuate person, unlucky person, victima
See also: cadaver, captive, corpse, object, patient, subject
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Constantinou was told by police to make an official statement today; he was also told that he was not alone and a number of other Cypriots had fallen victim to the scam.
Mike Bowen, spokesman for Esta, said: "It is incredible how many people across Britain have fallen victim to card fraudsters and unsurprising that so many victims favour a return to cash.
Mike Bowen of Esta said, 'It is incredible how many people across Britain have fallen victim to card fraudsters and unsurprising that so many victims favour a return to cash.
Anyone who has fallen victim to con-artists should call 0800 555111
Organisers are baffled by the ban, but Lucy Skurlock-Jones, of Event Insurance Services, said: "It is very sad but this event has fallen victim to the compensation culture.
The Seattle market is also plagued by a local entrepreneur (Balthazar Getty) and an immigrant (Cliff Curtis) whose family has fallen victim to the cutthroat nature of the import business.
The bushy, slow-growing pinon, whose prized pine nuts make it an important tree economically, has fallen victim to invasions of bark beetles.
Over the past decade, an average of 46 people had fallen victim to tornadoes by that date.
Countless sites have fallen victim to cyber pirates.
Ms Dhaliwal added: "It is important that people are made aware of how conmen work and how to recognise counterfeit items as so many people have fallen victim over the year.
4 billion energy and telecommunications firm, has fallen victim to the shortage of technology workers, to the point where several hundred of Williams's positions are currently unfilled.
If you are stuck in a dead-end job or have fallen victim to downsizing, rightsizing or outsourcing, Cheryl D.