Scam

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Definition

to scam (somebody): to deceive, to trick, to defraud, to cheat (somebody), especially to take their money
verb

a scam: a fraud, a deceit, a cheating out of money
noun

Examples

  • "Jean : I don't know what 'scammed' is."
  • "Kevin : Look, Jean, I have no idea who this Vladimir person is, but I can tell you one thing for sure: You are being scammed."
  • "These people use the legitimate letterhead of real corporations to scam other people."
  • "Today we'll be investigating scams and schemes, and talking about how to avoid them."
  • "The second part of the scam, and the part which is helping it to spread at such frightening speeds, is the attachment."

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