Synonyms of scam
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fiddle (British, informal)A fiddle is a dishonest action or scheme in which someone gets money for themselves.
• legitimate businesses that act as a cover for tax fiddles
fraudracketscam (slang)piece of sharp practicefixsting (informal)graft (informal)swindlewangle (informal)
swindleSwindle is also a noun.
• He fled to Switzerland rather than face trial for a tax swindle.
Thesaurus for scam from the Collins English Thesaurus