He could be a “con man” lying about or at least exaggerating his accomplishments.
King was widely reviled in his lifetime, attacked as a troublemaker, a liar, a con man and a communist.
And if the con man is, in this case, a woman who uses illness and her status as a victim humiliated by her husband… well!
Given that Benton and Team Mitch routinely refer to Bevin as a “con man,” that might not be an easy task.
The bitcoin community and press have vilified Mark Karpeles, the CEO of Mt. Gox, as a clown and a con man.
I guess I can tell a gentleman from a con man or a flimflammer when I meet him.
Got the quickest brain of any con man in the business—and him only about twenty-seven now.
Mister Public is further deceived in believing that the 'con man' who has a pitch nearby is connected with the enterprise.
By close cooperation with local authorities, the con man and shilaber is moved out before he starts.
The professional craftiness of the "con man" stands him in good stead in the prison.