confidence trickster


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confidence trickster

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He's a confidence trickster and the new series of Treflan sees Trefor deceive local businessmen to line his own pockets.
Shane's a brilliant confidence trickster - and I mean that in the nicest possible way - because nobody makes the batsman second-guess more than him.
She told how she was promised ``limos and vast quantities of money'' by a man described in court as an experienced sexual confidence trickster based in Thailand.
However, the 39-year-old, who would regularly spend pounds 3,000 a night in London nightclubs was, according to the prosecution, merely "a very accomplished confidence trickster, a prince among confidence tricksters".
He was a confidence trickster and was very clever at getting people to take his side.
A former top Birmingham City Council official turned dishonest debt collector and confidence trickster when she took part in a scam involving more than pounds 26,000, a court heard.
At his court case he was described as a confidence trickster who became involved in drugs because of a gambling addiction.
Three Appeal Court judges were angered by Mr Justice Harman's treatment of a farmer bankrupted by a confidence trickster, who was kept waiting for 20 months before judgment was given in his negligence action against accountants.
While not a witch in the traditional sense, she was in todayAEs terminology a consummate con artist, charlatan, compulsive liar, confidence trickster, thief, and fraudster.
Jason Statham is confidence trickster Jake, whose fool-proof formula makes him a marked man in gambling circles.
Playing out in the glitzier parts of New Orleans and Buenos Aires, the action here revolves around professional pickpocket and confidence trickster Nicky (Will Smith) who takes shapely wannabe con Jess (Margot Robbie) under his wing.