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Swindler

A person who commits fraud, especially as his/her primary career.
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While talking to newsmen, Sub-Divisional Police Officer Hazro circle DSP Ghulam Asghar said during preliminary interrogation the swindlers had confessed to committing the crime while traveling on G.T.
arrested 2 swindlers and recovered a number of fake official letter
LAHORE -- Police claimed to have arrested two suspected swindlers who allegedly left a minor boy at a mobile phone shop in a Lahore neighbourhood after cheating its owner.According to the police, suspects Zain and Mahmoob have a history of involvement in acts of robberies.A team of the Raiwind police earlier on Feb 18 arrested Ahmed, a resident of Green Town, on Feb 18 on suspicion of being swindlers accomplice and brutally tortured him in the custody.
"This should forewarn other swindlers. The long arm of the law will catch up with you.
A budol-budol gang is a group of swindlers that usually calls or texts potential victims by lying to them that someone dear or close to them had gotten into an accident or some form of misfortune.
Impeccable sources informed our correspondent that lawmaker, representing Ilesa East State constituency was allegedly duped by some swindlers few years back in his bid to secure second term in the state legislature.
With the sharp influx of cryptocurrency scams targeting devoted investors, it is in Block Asia's view that swindlers should not be allowed to remain at large and Block Asia is committed to uncover the truth for its audience.
Still, the time has also long past for the authorities to come up with far more effective steps to prevent such crimes, and much stricter punishment for the swindlers.
FAISALABAD -- At least six passengers fell prey to swindlers here during the past 12 hours.
The story is told of an emperor so exceedingly fond of new clothes that he mistakenly hired some swindlers to make him the best clothing ever.
BAHAWALPUR -- The police have arrested a gang of swindlers in a seminar here at a fast food restaurant who were luring people to invest money in their scheme and get millions of rupees as profit in return of a meagre investment of only Rs 20,000.
The Pindi Bhattian police have smashed a gang of four swindlers and its female ring leader.