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 for scam
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a fraudulent business scheme [syn: scam, cozenage]
      v 1: deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my
           inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted
           her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little
           change" [syn: victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick,
           nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct,
           gyp, gip, hornswoggle, short-change, con]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  67 Moby Thesaurus words for "scam":
     ballot-box stuffing, beat, beguile of, bilk, bunco, burn,
     cardsharping, cheat, cheating, chisel, chouse, chouse out of, cog,
     cog the dice, con, cozen, cozenage, crib, defraud, diddle,
     diddling, dishonesty, do in, do out of, dodge, euchre, finagle,
     fishy transaction, flam, fleece, flimflam, fob, fraud, fraudulence,
     fraudulency, fudge, gerrymandering, gouge, graft, grift, gull, gyp,
     gyp joint, have, hocus, hocus-pocus, illicit business, imposition,
     imposture, mulct, pack the deal, pigeon, practice fraud upon,
     racket, rook, screw, sell gold bricks, shave, shortchange,
     stack the cards, stick, sting, swindle, take a dive, thimblerig,
     throw a fight, victimize

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