dodgy deal

dodgy deal

An agreement, arrangement, or business transaction that is or is suspected of being risky, dubious, dishonest, or corrupt in some way. Primarily heard in UK, Ireland. He was ultimately fined for the dodgy deal, which saw his company reap the rewards of large-scale investments without any tax burden.
See also: deal, dodgy
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IF you've been the victim of a dodgy deal or just want advice, email Quentin at willson@sundaymirror.
But supporters of Mr Cameron have moaned he's got an Arthur Daley-style dodgy deal.
It echoes a classic episode of Only Fools and Horses when Del and Boycie lose out in a dodgy deal to buy gold chains after the seller fakes a heart attack in a restaurant and scarpers with the loot.
He discovers Tessa had unearthed a dodgy deal between a drugs company, the Kenyan health authorities and British politicians where illegal medicines are being tested on the country's Aids victims.
The gangster bookie's luck finally runs out when he gets tangled up in a dodgy deal with EastEnders villain Johnny Allen (Billy Murray).
If you've been victim of a dodgy deal or just want advice, email me at willson@sundaymirror.
IF IT'S true that Tony Blair has done a dodgy deal with Gordon Brown to hand over his job after the next election in exchange for Brown's backing for entry into the Euro, what does that make Gordon Brown?
Doing a dodgy deal with the Lib Dems and handing out ministerial posts was the easy bit for Mr Cameron.
And it follows the same formula as the film - four amateur villains get up to their necks in trouble when a dodgy deal gets even dodgier.
Let him try for a dodgy deal with money-grabbing Ulster Unionists.
Stitching up a dodgy deal in the early hours isn't the way to reach sensible conclusions.
All the facts point to a dodgy deal between Mr Cameron's Tory mob and media mogul Rupert Murdoch, gift-wrapping and tying a bow to Britain's most lucrative TV company in return for political patronage.
Mr Tully, who works as an engineer, said Deputy Flynn was not to blame for the dodgy deal.
In one meeting with our investigators the loadsamoney loudmouth openly flashed wads of notes in a bid to clinch another dodgy deal.
The notorious Celeb Big Brother contestant tweeted her dodgy deal while watching the cards being exposed on Panorama.