rip-off merchant

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rip-off merchant

One who cons or otherwise deceives people. I wouldn't play cards against him if I were you—he has a reputation as a rip-off merchant.
See also: merchant
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In almost all cases, the ripoff merchants demand cash or cheques up front.
In one swift move, they blackened their already sullied reputation as ripoff merchants.
AN investment fund is to back a South Wales company developing a new weapon in the fight against international ripoff merchants.
The main barrier to shopping online has always been ``security'' or people's perception that the Internet is full of fraudsters, conmen and ripoff merchants.