What is the noun for scammer?

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  1. A fraudulent deal.
  2. Something that is promoted using scams.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “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.”
  1. (Internet) The practice of posing as a potential victim of a scam, usually the Nigerian scam, in order to waste the scammer’s time and resources.
  2. Examples:
    1. “The site is leading the fight against scams through the medium of scambaiting.”
      “I regard myself as a curator of advance fee seam and scambaiting correspondences.”
  1. (slang) A swindler, cheat.
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    1. “After establishing contact with the sincere user, the scammer requests that the relationship move from the dating site to email and Instant Messenger.”
      “I received several of these messages from another scammer going by the name Brian Mercy.”
      “Those policies are anathema to the slot scammer, so most will not go the route of getting the okay for taking credit cards.”
  1. One who has been scammed.
  1. One who scams.
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    1. “He's a thief, hustler and scamster who enjoys ripping off friends, family, waiters, and old ladies.”
      “He's a thief, hustler, scamster, con man, who enjoys ripping off friends, family, waiters, old ladies, etc.”
  1. plural of scamster
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    1. “The ultimate result was his expulsion from the game, along with a crackdown on some of the scamsters and mobs he had described.”
      “Bradford MP Gerry Sutcliffe has launched a campaign to fight crooks and scamsters who are taking advantage of the latest technology to fleece innocent people.”
      “If we divide the Internet into non-interfacing units, one will be reserved for scamsters, conmen, white supremacists, pornographers, and related idiots.”
  1. plural of scammer
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    1. “Considering the extent to which the scammers go for these scams, all this is likely to do is drive them further underground.”
      “If state laws say one thing to stop a scam, can the scammers simply move online?”
      “Free calls allow scammers to spend as long as they want wearing victims down with long calls or repeatedly phoning back.”
  1. plural of scammee
  1. plural of scam
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    1. “Apparently, in our attempt to do proper and legal business with them, they decided to dump their scams in our lap.”
      “This is just the latest in a series of scams aimed at those trying to find work in the pub trade.”
      “They can be daring, innovating in their original approach to scams, and certainly fleet of foot.”
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