con artist

noun
variants: or con man or US confidence man

Definition of con artist

: a person who tricks other people in order to get their money The couple lost their savings to a con artist who told them he was an investment broker.

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“Con artist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/con%20artist. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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