Shyster


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Shyster

1. A crook or a con man who tries to sell inferior goods or to cheat customers.

2. A corrupt lawyer or politician.
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As long as such mothers and sons exist, shysters can't complain, can they?
The president of any club does not actually do whatever manual labor is required to make improvements to the club," The Shyster retorted.
The successful company, which takes in the Shyster Shadows - the training arm of the group - enjoys a mixture of stage and screen and was the winner of a Best Drama award in the worldwide Oska Bright awards in 2005.
The Peugeot conference centre at Ryton hosted the event and entertainment was provided by The Shyster Theatre Company, the Gemini Cheerleaders and Simunye music group.
A few years ago, businesses and the insurance companies that insured them for workers' compensation were threatening to leave California, due to skyrocketing cost caused by fraudulent claims, shyster lawyers and medical scams.
We had better decide if we want to support the law enforcement officers or the criminals, the ACLU and the shyster lawyers of the world.
The latest shyster to be exposed for running this scam is Michael Tingey of North London-based Vehicle Web Ltd and Buyers Line Direct Ltd.
A shyster lawyer named Fleck hires Nudger to find out why his client, a wealthy banker, is so unconcerned about his upcoming trial for the murder of his heavily insured wife.
The group, which has eight actors and four full-time staff, is also talking to Channel 4 about a possible TV project called Shyster Street.
Although the changes will catch out shysters like Howes, industry experts point out that many tickets never even see the primary sales platforms like Ticketmaster.
Summary: As this week's chaotic and unruly protests jolted the security and stability of Lebanon and threatened the fragile peace, it quickly became clear that we were in need of a dedicated firefighter who by fighting the blaze would also stomp on all troublemakers, warmongers, naysayers, soothsayers, shysters and opportunists who rear their heads.
We need mature minds to replace the matured shysters.