fraudster

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Derived from fraud +‎ -ster.

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fraudster (plural fraudsters)

  1. a person who practices fraud; a swindler
    • 2016 Eric Andrew-Gee Why and how Ontarians change their names in the 21st century The Globe and Mail
      With a few exceptions, all those changes were published in the Ontario Gazette, a little-read compendium of government business that comes out every week. The province requires this by law, as do most Canadian jurisdictions, nominally to thwart fraudsters and deadbeats.

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