Word List: Swindle, Deception, Scam, Con, Scheme, Racket, Hoax, Trickery, Duplicity, Hustle
John was known as the most successful businessman in the city, with a reputation for being smart and savvy. But little did everyone know, John was actually a master of swindle and deception, running elaborate scams and cons to get rich.
He was always coming up with new and creative schemes to cheat people out of their money, using his charisma and charm to cover his tracks. But eventually, his crimes caught up with him, and he found himself in the crosshairs of the authorities. John managed to avoid capture for a while, but eventually, he was arrested and put on trial for his crimes.
However, even in prison, John continued to work his racket, using his wit and cunning to manipulate those around him. He was a master of hoax and trickery, and no one could resist his charisma and charm. But eventually, John’s luck ran out, and he was sent away to prison for life, a warning to all those who would seek to use their skills for evil.
|Swindle||a dishonest plan or action for obtaining money or property from someone by deceiving them||Swindle of an investor, Swindle of a charity, Swindle of a bank|
|Deception||the act of causing someone to believe something that is not true||Deception of a partner, Deception of a friend, Deception of a public|
|Scam||a dishonest plan or action for obtaining money or property from someone by deceiving them||Scam of a lottery, Scam of a telemarketing, Scam of a charity|
|Con||a dishonest plan or action for obtaining money or property from someone by deceiving them||Con of a dating, Con of an investment, Con of a loan|
|Scheme||a plan or strategy for achieving a particular goal, especially one that is dishonest or unethical||Scheme of a pyramid, Scheme of a Ponzi, Scheme of a tax evasion|
|Racket||a criminal activity or organization that involves cheating people out of money||Racket of a gambling, Racket of a prostitution, Racket of a protection|
|Hoax||a trick or a false situation created to deceive or mislead people||Hoax of a ghost, Hoax of a UFO, Hoax of a virus|
|Trickery||the use of clever and dishonest methods to deceive someone||Trickery of a magician, Trickery of a hacker, Trickery of a politician|
|Duplicity||the act of being two-faced and dishonest, especially by pretending to have different opinions or intentions||Duplicity of a spy, Duplicity of a salesman, Duplicity of a double agent|
|Hustle||the act of doing something quickly or urgently in order to make money or gain an advantage||Hustle of a street vendor, Hustle of a door-to-door salesman, Hustle of a telemarketer|