swindle


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swindle someone out of something

 and swindle something out of someone
to cheat someone out of something. The crooks tried to swindle her out of her inheritance. The crooks swindled $3,000 out of the old woman.
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swindle sheet

n. an expense account record sheet or book. I turned in my swindle sheet yesterday, and no one challenged the $400 for new shoes.
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I threw a Carolina rig, 14-pound Vicious Elite fluorocarbon on top and bottom, with a redbug worm when the sun was out; junebug when it was cloudy," reported Swindle of his gear.
Swindle, 23, of Gleneagles Close, Benton, North Tyneside, and Finlison, 23, of Chatsworth Gardens, Walker, both pleaded guilty to robbery, possessing an offensive weapon and having an imitation firearm and were given six years.
Mr Swindle was presented to the Tribunal as a thoroughly decent, honest and honourable member of the solicitors' profession.
The warm and dry Santa Anas and the abundance of dry chaparral fueled the Day Fire, which scorched 10 miles in two hours on Saturday, Swindle said.
Passing sentence Judge William Rose said the swindle had been rightly described by the prosecution as 'truly massive', adding: 'Indeed it may well be that it was the largest VAT fraud that has been tried in this country.
In his dissent, Commissioner Swindle said that the commission "owes it to Congress--and the public--to comment more specifically on what it has in mind before it recommends legislation that requires all consumer-oriented commercial Web sites to comply with breathtakingly broad laws whose details will be filled in later during the rulemaking process.
They might also note that a magazine that has been publishing so-called "survival" information for 83 years must be a doggone unusual swindle by a very patient con artist
It is not enough to provide a set of general background characteristics to be on guard against as this leads to many "false positives" being identified by consumers in that many individuals or circumstances that fit the swindle category also fit the non-swindle category.
While on appellate bond, Ponzi fled to Florida, where he orchestrated a real estate swindle.
Mortgage Contracting Services LLC (MCS), a nationwide provider of property preservation, inspections and REO property maintenance to the financial services industry, has promoted Paul Swindle to vice president of operations.
Meanwhile, Dr Al Falasi said his client did not have any criminal intention to swindle or defraud the investors.
Christopher Finlinson and Christopher Swindle admitted conspiracy to rob the Longbenton shop armed with a machete and a handgun.
It would have been more appropriate to describe it as a hoax, scam or swindle since, from the outset, the whole miserable saga has been based on lies, propaganda, obfuscation and deceit.
Stephen Swindle and Tony Charles Cox, who were senior partners of Alsters Kelley in Leamington, appeared at a London tribunal on Monday accused of illegally transferring money to the office account.
Speaking to Khaleej Times Lt-Col Abdullah Saif Al Matroushi, Head of the CID section said the police received information about the gang planning to swindle a UAE national who was prepared to pay them Dh300,000 to turn it into $3million using 'supernatural powers'.