- v. Simple past tense and past participle of bilk.
“The Frydmans, who had formed a venture with L'Oreal in 1988, contend that L'Oreal forced them out a year later to meet Arab demands; Pope, the L'Oreal lawyer, responds that they "bilked" L'Oreal for millions of dollars.”
“Hang!" simultaneously shouted the two hackney-drivers, who seemed as bitter against the disgraced duellist as if he had "bilked" them of a fare.”
“Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N. D., used harsher language, saying the government "bilked" many trust account holders.”
“bilked" consumers with references to celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey and Rachel Ray.”
“Hamilton was a greedy banker wall street crook that bilked the country out of great sums of money in war bonds.”
“In Colorado alone, Iannone is believed to have bilked investors ... out of nearly $200,000.”
“Kansas City widow quickly dropped the criminal charge against Farmer, opting instead to file a civil lawsuit against him in which she sought to recoup about $70,000 she says he bilked from her.”
“Former Johnson County, Kan., prosecutor Larry McClain still remembers the March 1977 morning Farmer was to stand trial on charges that he bilked a 57-year-old widow named Emma out of her life's savings.”
“Pikeville, Tenn., address when arrested, bilked local merchants out of thousands of dollars in goods, tax exemptions and discounts normally reserved for active duty military personnel.”
“Oregon congressman was indicted Thursday on federal money laundering and tax charges that prosecutors said were related to an investment fraud scheme that bilked victims out of more than $10 million.”
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