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1‘he was convicted of fraudulent share dealing’
dishonest, cheating, swindling, corrupt, criminal, illegal, unlawful, illicit, against the law
deceitful, double-dealing, duplicitous, Janus-faced, dishonourable, unscrupulous, unfair, unjust, unethical, unprincipled
informal crooked, sharp, shady, tricky, shifty, dirty
British informal bent, dodgy
NZ Australian informal shonky
honest, above board
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