The Ragtag Daily Prompt this morning is CHICANERY
I’ve always thought of this as silly, naughty, or clever pranks, but I was wrong. Merriam-Websters says it means deception by artful subterfuge or sophistry: trickery.
So here’s my example:
With his suave manners, overblown promises and financial chicanery — he called it “creative accounting” — he was able to convince a number of seniors to invest in his well camouflaged Ponzie scheme.