fraud·​ster | \ ˈfrȯd-stər How to pronounce fraudster (audio) \

Definition of fraudster

chiefly British
: a person who engages in fraud : cheat

Examples of fraudster in a Sentence

an ingenious phishing operation that got him named the year's most inventive online fraudster
Recent Examples on the Web The fraudster is then free to create a new credit profile billed to the synthetic individual. Indy Guha, Forbes, 18 July 2022 And the fraudster is now logged into the portal as the consumer. Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press, 30 June 2022 As soon as an app download begins, a fake ad click is created, and somebody else’s standard organic or paid install is attributed to the fraudster. Boris Abaev, Forbes, 3 June 2022 Or, even worse, catching a criminal case because a fraudster nicked your personal details, fleeced people, and now the cops hold you as a suspect! The Salt Lake Tribune, 7 June 2022 The fraudster will then work to build up the credit rating for the fake persona with the goal of securing bigger loans or credit card limits and then bailing without ever paying the lending agency. Michael Kan, PCMAG, 8 June 2022 This notorious fraudster convinced people to invest millions in his scheme. Ronan Burke, Forbes, 4 May 2022 French Montana shared a snapshot posing with the serial fraudster aboard a private jet., 8 Feb. 2022 Most of the scams include a fraudster creating a fake profile on a dating or social media website to initiate a romantic relationship with another user. Leada Gore |, al, 11 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of fraudster

1877, in the meaning defined above

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26 Jul 2022

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“Fraudster.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

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