An illegal stock tip is not the same thing as a swindle; but $68 million buys a lot of basketballs and BB guns.
Another way of looking at it: How many Bernard Madoffs would it take to swindle the US taxpayer out of $1.2 trillion?
Bois l'Hery's horses were unsound, Schwalbach's gallery was a swindle, Moessard's articles a recognised blackmail.
Of course, if there is anything approaching a swindle in it, I shall have nothing to do with it.
He generally hustles to where the miners have plenty of money for him to swindle them out of.
A cardinal and a queen implicated in a forgery and a swindle!
Verily, he is a scheming man, who will swindle you out of the eight hundred pounds when you have secured it.
I'd like to know about this swindle that's going to be sprung on him.
The new comer was Abner Dorsett, the man who had helped to swindle Franks mother out of her fortune.
"Yes—that's how he came to swindle me and several others," answered our hero.