Swindle Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Swindle, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Swindle?

To intentionally cheat or trick someone for personal gain through deception, fraudualent acts, dishonesty, false deeds and statements. It is an offence in the eye of law which terms it as another form of theft. It can be anything to do with property, assets, or money which the swindler does not have ownership of.