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con job

Something that swindles or deceives someone. That offer really was too good to be true—it turned out to be a con job that cost us thousands.
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con job

n. an act of deception. This is not an annual report! It’s a con job!
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This is quite a sophisticated, and effective, con job; and with insurance reform bills pending in a number of state legislatures, the public's only hope is that enough voters see through it.
Exposure of Johnson's vacuous Brexit con job and staged photos to cover up a police call to his home are the desperation of a charlatan.
He has denied the charges in court but claimed during questioning at the Public Prosecution that while living in Dubai he stumbled upon the con job through WeChat, a Chinese messaging, social media and mobile payment application.
There was No Collusion and in fact the Phony Dossier was a Con Job that was paid for by Crooked Hillary and the DNC.
Daniels sued Trump in April after he said a composite sketch of a man she said threatened her in 2011 to keep quiet about an alleged affair with the real estate mogul was a "con job."
The case was separate from a defamation lawsuit filed by Daniels against Trump in the same court over a tweet that called her to claim a man threatening her in 2011 about going public with the alleged affair a "total con job."
In a tweet Trump described her claim as a "total con job."
DFA officials may not have heard these rumors spreading on the ground, so whose con job is it?
CON JOB Conor McAleny celebrates putting Wigan ahead at their promotion rivals
PLASTIC Sky Movies Premiere PLASTIC Sky Movies Premiere 9PM PREMIERE Credit card scammers Ed Speleers and Sebastian De Souza (below) fall foul of 'geezers' in sub-Hustle con job hopefully pitched as Catch Me If You Can meets The Italian Job.
A witness who was used to pull off the con job said he came across a newspaper advertisement when he was searching for a job.
But before he turns over a new leaf Shiva decides to carry out one last con job.
Con Job (Cal y Arena, 2010), el escritor Joseph Roth mostro, por enesima vez, que desde una tradicion cultural especifica se pueden plantear problemas que atanen a todo el genero humano.
Anti-sleaze campaigner Lib Dem Norman Baker added: "It's the usual Tory con job. They claim everything they can get for themselves while asking everyone else to make sacrifices."