What is another word for scam?

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A fraudulent deal
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“Everything zips along at a brisk and comedic pace for the first half hour, with an elaborate scam to rip off a load of smuggled goods being set up.”
To defraud by providing with a smaller than agreed or labeled amount
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“It seems the scammers are trying to get increasingly clever, and it's an interesting social engineering trick to try to get people to let down their guard by first warning them about a scam - and then scamming them anyway.”
To deal with underhandedly
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To add to the interest of by including made-up details
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To change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of
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Lacking in morals or ethics
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