Through his lawyers, Rana has suggested that he may have been duped by Headley.
The Miami Herald traced the phone number given to the duped residents to a consultant who works for Diaz-Balart.
This effect is inescapable, since we certainly didn't ask to be duped.
1680s, from French dupe "deceived person," from Middle French duppe (early 15c.), thieves' jargon, perhaps from phrase de huppe "of the hoopoe," an extravagantly crested and reputedly stupid bird.
1704, from dupe (n.). Related: Duped; duping.
A duplicate copy of a film or text (1902+)