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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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They submitted documents of sale and purchase transactions and consequently the swindled huge amounts of money were transferred to CCH.
The overall amount of money he has allegedly swindled is ultimately expected to surpass 500 million yen.
He lost some of his illgotten gains to Maguire and now those swindled want the actor to reimburse them.
Madoff, 70, is in jail pending sentencing for pleading guilty to charges that he swindled billions from investors in what could be the biggest scam in Wall Street history.
Deposit Insurance and financial institutions will then take another month or so to confirm victims who had transferred money to those accounts, and distribute the amount left in the accounts to the victims in accordance with the amount of swindled money.
Wallin represented Janice Baldridge, 51, of Palmdale, who has pleaded not guilty to charges that she swindled more than $300,000 from her neighbor, Goerge Pruitt, by saying she was going to leave her husband for him.
Although the padded amount is 43 million yen, the police consider the total amount swindled from the ministry to be roughly 423 million yen, including legitimate venue costs, on the basis that the hotel claims were illegal.
A total of pounds 39 million was believed to have been swindled from British firms.
Salem Al Sha'ali, the legal representative of investors who were reportedly swindled, said earlier some of his clients lodged nearly 30 complaints worth millions of dirhams against the suspects.
and 15 others with fresh arrest warrants Friday on suspicion they swindled the government out of 420 million yen in subsidies in 2001 regarding the mad cow disease scare in Japan.
Lenahan demonstrates how easily we can all be duped and swindled.
Under the four charges and the new allegation, the total amount Matsuo allegedly swindled out of the government's discretionary funds is about 507 million yen.
A CONMAN who swindled Premier League footballers out of millions was jailed for eight years yesterday.
The police suspect Sin had swindled Chogin Kinki out of a total of about 460 million yen using similar methods on over 100 occasions in about three years from March 1998, they said, adding they are investigating whether they will be able to establish additional fraud cases.
Wallin represents Janice Baldridge, 51, of Palmdale, who has pleaded not guilty to charges that she swindled money from her neighbor, George Pruitt, by saying that she was going to leave her husband for him.