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Swindler

A person who commits fraud, especially as his/her primary career.
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"It's only as a result of our family's persistence and work done by David Swindle and his team and the BBC Killed Abroad documentary that we have established the significance of four French men and names of one of them who we believe holds vital information about what happened to Craig."
As well as the three-year ban and compensation to be paid, Swindle was given a community order including a 19-day programme order and 100 hours of unpaid work.
Swindle, who investigated serial killer Peter Tobin, said: "Lloret de Mar has a regular massive influx of diverse transient tourist population which complicates things for us in terms of tracing potential witnesses and suspects.
When the dust settled after three competition days, Alabama's Gerald Swindle had claimed his first victory in a career that includes Angler of the Year honors in the Bassmaster Elite Series--professional angling's most prestigious tour--and career earnings in excess of $1.5 million, but no outright wins at any level of BASS competition.
Prosecutors at Newcastle Crown Court told Judge Roger Thorn that robbers Christopher Mark Swindle, Christopher Finlison, Craig Ronald Glendinning and Jamie Percival were left with no option other than to plead guilty once they had seen the extent to which Tweedy had landed them in it with police.
A MUM-OF-FOUR who pretended she cared for her children alone to swindle benefits was ordered to do unpaid work for the community.
A MOTHER-OF-FOUR who pretended she cared for her children alone to swindle benefits was ordered to do unpaid work for the community.
Field of Schemes: how the Great Stadium Swindle Turns Public Money into private profit.
Word History: It's hard to imagine that someone whose head is whirling could be convincing enough to swindle you.
WOULD Tees workers be prepared to swindle company expense claims to make extra cash?
Big-Box Swindle: The True Cost of Mega-Retailers and the Fight for America's Independent Businesses goes beyond most similar condemnations of big retailers to outline just how their domination is dangerous to society--and then moves on to show how citizens are fighting the phenomenon.