Confidence-game meaning

A swindle in which the victim is defrauded after his or her confidence has been won.
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A swindle effected by gaining the confidence of the victim.
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An intentional misrepresentation of past or present facts in order to gain a person’s trust so that she will transfer money or property to the individual making the misrepresentation. Also called a con game.
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A swindle in which the mark, or victim, is defrauded after his or her trust has been won.
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