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fleece

verb [T]
 
 
/fliːs/ informal
to take someone's money dishonestly, by charging too much money or by cheating them: They are fleecing their customers with poor value products.fleece sb out of sth A man was convicted for using bogus web pages to fleece Americans out of $500,000.
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