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Economic Security Roundup

SCAM – What does the word mean to you?

The definition of the word scam is ‘a dishonest scheme, a fraud, swindle, racket, trick or diddle.’ With the term ‘swindler’ being ‘a man who scams old pensioners out of their savings.’ The language used around scams such as ‘trick’ and ‘diddle’ highlight the lack of seriousness connected to this type of offence and a … Read more