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  1. 419 fraud(Noun)

    A scam in which the solicitor offers large sums of money in return for a smaller up front investment.

  2. Origin: '419' from the Nigerian Criminal Code, Chapter 38: "Obtaining Property by false pretences; Cheating" + 'fraud'

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