fraudulent scheme

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Noun1.fraudulent scheme - an illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit
endeavor, endeavour, enterprise - a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness); "he had doubts about the whole enterprise"
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Apparently to try and lure Robert to uphold some fraudulent scheme in which she is interested.
And what did she mean by boasting that she had got you to lend your support, your name, to a thing I have heard you describe as the most dishonest and fraudulent scheme there has ever been in political life?
Police are set to file large- scale estafa charges against 13 employees of a financial consulting company here that allegedly duped residents to invest money in a fraudulent scheme.
'Ensure full refund of all monies appropriated by PDS through this fraudulent scheme and their collaborators.
A Smethwick school secretary has alleged the headteacher offered her money to take the blame for a fraudulent scheme, a jury has heard.
He would have scrapped the TV licence, a fraudulent scheme that should have ended decades ago.
They filed estafa and falsification of documents complaints against Sy and nine others over the fraudulent scheme.
She also admitted forming a fraudulent scheme to obtain money by making withdrawals from the bank account of a client of the association, now dead, between January 2007 and April 2016 at The Stables at Bankend Road, at Lovers Walk and the Bank of Scotland in High Street.
The fraudulent scheme was uncovered in Aberdeen, where a resident in Bridge of Don alerted Trading Standards.
The court concluded Cobbs' fraudulent scheme caused losses of $940,000 to 10 separate victims.
A US federal court charged eight Indian student recruiters- six from Detroit and one each from Florida and Virginia - in connection with the fraudulent scheme, along with arresting 129 Indian students.