Meaning of SCAM in English

SCAM

transcription, транскрипция: [ skæm ]

( scams)

A scam is an illegal trick, usually with the purpose of getting money from people or avoiding paying tax. ( INFORMAL )

They believed they were participating in an insurance scam, not a murder...

= swindle

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