The name of this web site is: realscam.com Is it, or isnít it? You decide.
Language is an ever growing tool for communications. Definitions may change or be expanded upon throughout time. Context, common usage, implied meaning, and changing philosophies all play a role. As in most of the universe, things are rarely black or white.
I wonder if anyone purchases dictionaries any more, as there are many on-line dictionaries. The entries on-line are often an abbreviated version of what may be found in a large, hardcover tome.
So what is a scam?
A fraudulent business scheme; a swindle.
scam - definition of scam by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.
A confidence game or other fraudulent scheme, esp. for making a quick profit; swindle.
Scam | Define Scam at Dictionary.com
A fraudulent or deceptive act or operation
Scam - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary
A dishonest scheme; a fraud
definition of scam from Oxford Dictionaries Online
Google search (what is a scam):
A scam is a dishonest attempt to trap you into parting wth (sic) your money.
OCBA - What is a scam?
A scheme which purposely distorts the truth in order to get someone to part with something of value.
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