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Synonyms of scam in English:


  • informal the scam involved a series of bogus reinsurance deals
    fraud, swindle, fraudulent scheme, racket, trick, diddle
    informal con, con trick, flimflam, gyp, kite
    British informal ramp, twist
    North American informal hustle, grift, shakedown, bunco, boondoggle
    Australian informal rort
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