He had been swindled out of his life savings—around $8 million—by his former manager and lover Kelley Lynch.
Tweed is estimated to have swindled the equivalent of $3.5 billion from New York during his time as a senator.
If I lost millions, it's because so-and-so A swindled me, or so-and-so B down the supply line didn't do his part, and it hurt me.
Murrell was a horse thief and slave stealer who swindled his way through the Deep South in the early 1830s.
"It would not have been justifiable if the rogue had not first swindled me out of the money," replied the naval officer.
"You have been swindled, Bohmer," said the Queen's lady promptly.
"Maybe that gambler your friend wrote about is the same one who swindled you," suggested Jed.
Did you ever hear of a case in which a swindler was swindled?
But I want the money you've swindled that poor boy and girl upstairs out of—and I mean to have it.
He is swindled by no agents, post-traders or secretaries at war.