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It’s not hard to see how hiring a metaverse expert can be a really bad idea, because while many of them are smart, ethical and knowledgeable, some are making claims that would put a seasoned con man to shame.

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A crook and an artist, a con man and philosopher, he was as comfortable among hardened criminals as he was swanning through the star-studded dining room of his Hollywood restaurant, the Brown Derby.

The bitcoin community and press have vilified Mark Karpeles, the CEO of Mt. Gox, as a clown and a con man.

Given that Benton and Team Mitch routinely refer to Bevin as a “con man,” that might not be an easy task.

The Duke of Deception By Geoffrey Wolff In his portrait of a con-man father, Wolff writes a memoir of perfect integrity.

King was widely reviled in his lifetime, attacked as a troublemaker, a liar, a con man and a communist.

He could be a “con man” lying about or at least exaggerating his accomplishments.

Mister Public is further deceived in believing that the 'con man' who has a pitch nearby is connected with the enterprise.

"You're going to get your sly little con-man brain to working, I think," he said softly.

Some shadow of the sly, elfin grin crept over the little con-man's face.

Meyerhoff wiped the perspiration from his forehead, and shot the little con-man a stony glance.

The little con-man's jaw sagged lower and lower, the color draining from his face.


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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to con man, such as: con artist, crook, hustler, swindler, bilker, and bunco.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.