An illegal stock tip is not the same thing as a swindle; but $68 million buys a lot of basketballs and BB guns.
Another way of looking at it: How many Bernard Madoffs would it take to swindle the US taxpayer out of $1.2 trillion?
Bois l'Hery's horses were unsound, Schwalbach's gallery was a swindle, Moessard's articles a recognised blackmail.
He determined to put a stop to such a swindle as was contemplated.
He generally hustles to where the miners have plenty of money for him to swindle them out of.
So this is where you drifted to after the swindle at Silver Run.
Verily, he is a scheming man, who will swindle you out of the eight hundred pounds when you have secured it.
The swindle was consummated, but there is no whisper of the disposition of the spoils.
The new comer was Abner Dorsett, the man who had helped to swindle Franks mother out of her fortune.
And you allowed this swindle to go on all that time without saying a word!