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swindle

v. to cheat through trick, device, false statements or other fraudulent methods with the intent to acquire money or property from another to which the swindler is not entitled. Swindling is a crime as one form of theft. (See: fraud, theft)

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Police investigations revealed that a number of swindling complaints had been reported earlier.
'One of his pending cases is his alleged swindling of two female Koreans whom he enticed to give him money via the Internet by introducing himself as a journalist who graduated from a prestigious US university,' Sandoval said.
THE Police Command in Enugu State on Wednesday said it had arrested suspected fraudsters who specialised in swindling Enugu residents of money and other valuables.
Islamabad -- Cyber Crime Wing of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) successfully arrested a fake Brigadier named Basharat allegedly involved blackmailing females by swindling them about provision of employment opportunities.
Two Liberian men were arrested Thursday in Malate, Manila by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) over a swindling complaint.
Summary: Suspect allegedly involved three cases of swindling banks using same modus operandi
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LAHORE -- Investigation City Division police busted two gangs and arrested their six members, involved in attempted murder, swindling and other cases, and recovered stolen items worth millions of rupees from them.
Keeping in view, the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has launched a short message service (SMS) service 8331 to help preventing private Hajj scheme pilgrims from any fraud or swindling. I really appreciate the government to introduce such kind service.
A CONMAN with an "addiction" to swindling money from vulnerable women on dating websites has been jailed for four years.
Earlier, prosecutors charged the three suspects with fraud for allegedly swindling other pension funds in a similar manner.
large-scale telecom-based swindling case, in collaboration with their