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All these years later, I’m still a sucker for a Baby Ruth, allegedly named for President Grover Cleveland’s deceased daughter, though that was likely a clever ruse to avoid paying royalties to the Sultan of Swat.
The problems at Ozy included its chief operations officer impersonating a YouTube executive on an investor call with Goldman Sachs, which saw through the apparent ruse, and inflated traffic numbers.Hedge fund investor Marc Lasry’s tough week just got a lot worse|Tripti Lahiri|October 4, 2021|Quartz
His 40-year ruse unraveled as police pieced together anonymous tips, finally stumbling across the news of Lafferty’s second, officially verified death.
Amy’s ensuing ordeal, however, also underlines the difficulty of maintaining such a ruse in a world where everyone has access to the same tools, knows the same tricks, and is able to make inquiries that put cons in jeopardy.Tracing an ISIS Fighter’s Terrifying Seduction of a Female Journalist|Nick Schager|May 14, 2021|The Daily Beast
Central government authorities were accused last year of tracking China’s oppressed Uighur minority in Xinjiang using DNA samples collected under the ruse of free health checks.Hong Kong’s citywide COVID-19 testing has become a barometer of public trust|eamonbarrett|September 9, 2020|Fortune
The ruse worked and her attendance at the party went unreported.Inside the Harry and Cressie Make Up: Britain’s Favorite Royal Is In Love|Tom Sykes|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the Beyoncé stage pictures are a ruse: they have an air of intimacy while telling us nothing of substance at all.
Lyman admitted that his friends were skeptical about his motives but he denied suggestions that this was an elaborate ruse.Brits Celebrate Phin Lyman, The Boy Virgin Who Says He’ll Wait for Love|Nico Hines|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some consider this a continued furious response to the vaccine ruse perpetrated by the CIA in order to find Osama bin Laden.
According to the indictment, however, it was all a clever ruse.How Four Men Conned People Into Investing in a Jean-Claude Van Damme-Starring WWII Epic|Marlow Stern|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The ruse by which he and Lannes captured the bridge below Vienna was discreditable no doubt from the point of view of morality.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The motive of this harmless ruse was to bolster up Spanish prestige and thereby avoid bloodshed.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The English, fearing a ruse, continued to stand to their arms till their scouts confirmed the mortifying intelligence.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
Another ruse to keep her mind engaged was to trace out our course with a stick on a patch of bare earth.
It was but a ruse to hold his attention while savages up the slope and behind fallen timber drew a bead on him.