Abject unscrupulous

Unscrupulous

Without moral principles; not honest or fair

‘unscrupulous landlords might be tempted to harass existing tenants’

Synonym unprincipled; unscrupulous methods

Oxford Advance Learner's Dictionary

unprincipled, unethical, immoral, amoral, conscienceless, untrustworthy, shameless, reprobate, exploitative, corrupt, corrupted, dishonest, fraudulent, cheating, dishonourable, deceitful, devious, underhand, guileful, cunning, furtive, sly, wrongdoing, unsavoury, disreputable, improper, bad, evil, wicked, villainous, roguish, sinful, ignoble, degenerate, venal

Unscrupulous (US disapproving)

behaving in a way that is dishonest or unfair in order to get what you want:

an unscrupulous financial adviser

2. willing to lie or cheat to succeed:

3. behaving in a way …

Synonym: dishonest
Opposite: scrupulous

Cambridge English Dictionary

We kunnen ons geweten niet afstaan aan een organisatie, noch aan een regering.
Ben ik mijn broeders hoeder? Zeer zeker ben ik dat !
Ik kan mijn verantwoordelijkheid niet ontlopen door te zeggen dat de Staat alles zal doen wat nodig is.
Het is een tragedie dat tegenwoordig zovelen anders denken en voelen.

‘The situation has not been helped by unscrupulous landlords renting out property to anybody no matter what their history.’

‘Mrs Strong said that unscrupulous landlords in the area were attracting unruly tenants.’

‘There are lots of grey areas in this industry which many unscrupulous traders love to exploit.’

‘It’s not much of a gift, especially if some unscrupulous person was able to exploit it for their own wicked advantage.’

‘I have taken great umbrage at the portrayal of scientists as unscrupulous and unethical.’

‘It is also true there are unscrupulous persons who would exploit the image and story of Mandela.’

‘Religions come into disrepute when manipulated by unscrupulous politicians.’

‘As a result, many people lost money, some no doubt cheated by unscrupulous speculators.’

‘As I stated above proper claims are welcomed as they stop unscrupulous people and employers from exploiting people.’

‘Polley said the move would stop unscrupulous business owners from selling imported beef as Scots-produced.’

‘People don’t like some of the tactics adopted by some unscrupulous evangelists to get people to convert.’

‘He began copying because he was sick of paying money for inferior material to unscrupulous dealers and considered it his hobby.’

‘Very often these unscrupulous people will just dump the rubbish.’

‘If this waste material had a simple, cheap dye put in it the indelible stain would prevent it ever being sold on by unscrupulous dealers.’

‘The heyday of the unscrupulous mercenary type dawned when the colonial powers pulled out of Africa leaving chaos behind.’

‘Thus, some unscrupulous types are getting rich off kids’ unfulfillable dreams.’

‘The commission system is open to abuse by unscrupulous advisers who recommend unsuitable plans because they pay more.’

‘The small transport boats sink, or unscrupulous captains force their passengers into the sea.’

Having or showing no moral principles; not honest or fair.

“Unscrupulous landlords might be tempted to harass existing tenants”

Synonyms: unprincipled, unethical, immoral, amoral, conscienceless, untrustworthy, shameless

1 The million-dollar conwoman who faked her way into a string of jobs | Stuff.co.nz

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24 nov. 2020

Stuff Circuit investigates the hidden life and crimes of a million dollar conwoman who struck at the heart of corporate and government HQs: https://bit.ly/3frwWhf
 
Joanne Harrison, aka Joanne Sharp, aka Joanne Sidebottom was front page news over her New Zealand Transport Ministry fraud in 2017, but what couldn’t be reported at the time because of a suppression order was the extent of her crimes.

2The Man Behind the World’s Biggest Financial Fraud | Investigators


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29 okt. 2021

This is the inside story of the world’s biggest financial fraud, the 1MDB scandal, where billions of dollars were stolen to fund the lavish lifestyle of businessman Jho Low. He used the stolen money to fund his lavish lifestyle of private jets, legendary parties and even financing the film ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’. 
 
Investigative journalists Bradley Hope and Tom Wright pieced together the story of the most audacious financial scandal in history. 
 
We go behind the headlines and hear from the people behind some of the world’s most intriguing investigations – from undercover journalists to religious lawbreakers, we relive their stories through master interviews and archives.

3 Jho Low: Hunt for a Fugitive (Part 1) | Featured Documentary

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16 nov. 2020

He has been called one of the most wanted men on the planet, the shadowy mastermind of the now infamous $4.5bn 1MDB fraud that robbed Malaysia of its sovereign wealth – and brought down a prime minister. 

But Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, as he is known, has so far managed to elude Malaysian and international law enforcement agencies – somehow staying out of the public eye and keeping one step ahead of Interpol red notices for his arrest. 

Yet, as this exclusive Al Jazeera investigation reveals, even while on the run, Jho Low has been attempting to negotiate yet another behind-the-scenes deal – this time to stay out of jail. 

With new information on the role played by Jho Low and his associates in the 1MDB scandal, and previously unheard recordings of the man himself, this eye-opening film sheds new light on what has been dubbed “the world’s biggest heist”.

4 Jho Low: Hunt for a Fugitive (Part 2) | Featured Documentary

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16 nov. 2020

He has been called one of the most wanted men on the planet, the shadowy mastermind of the now infamous $4.5bn 1MDB fraud that robbed Malaysia of its sovereign wealth – and brought down a prime minister. 
 
But Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, as he is known, has so far managed to elude Malaysian and international law enforcement agencies – somehow staying out of the public eye and keeping one step ahead of Interpol red notices for his arrest. 
 
Yet, as this exclusive Al Jazeera investigation reveals, even while on the run, Jho Low has been attempting to negotiate yet another behind-the-scenes deal – this time to stay out of jail. 
 
With new information on the role played by Jho Low and his associates in the 1MDB scandal, and previously unheard recordings of the man himself, this eye-opening film sheds new light on what has been dubbed “the world’s biggest heist”.

5 A $3.9 Billion Settlement: Timeline of the 1MDB Scandal | WSJ

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26 okt. 2020

Billions of dollars that went missing from Malaysia’s 1MDB has become one of the biggest financial scandals ever, with Goldman Sachs agreeing to pay the U.S. government more for its involvement than it did after the 2008 crisis. Here’s how the alleged fraud happened and then fell apart. Photo Composite: Adam Falk
 
 
 

6 The Mastermind Behind the $4 Billion 1MDB Con

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21 apr. 2021

It’s one of the biggest thefts in history. More than $4 billion from Malaysia’s state-owned investment fund was siphoned off and the money spent on items including a private jet, a super-yacht, mansions and even Hollywood movie “The Wolf of Wall Street.” The 1MDB corruption scandal toppled the Malaysian government and set off investigations across the globe.
 
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7 Elizabeth Holmes Finally Convicted for Massive Fraud

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15 jan. 2022

Disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes was recently convicted for her massive Theranos fraud. If you’re unfamiliar, Theranos promised to revoltionize the blood testing industry by offering a wide range of diagnostic tests with just a few drops of blood. Unfortuntely, their technology didn’t work and the whole thing was a massive fraud. Investors lost close to $1 billion and thousands of patients recieved faulty test results. Holmes now faces up to 80 years in prison. 
 
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8 Reporter tracks down scammers in dramatic raid | 60 Minutes Australia

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4 feb. 2019

60 Minutes reporter Liam Bartlett helps track down the professional conmen making a living out of scamming Australians out of their life savings.
 
For forty years, 60 Minutes have been telling Australians the world’s greatest stories. Tales that changed history, our nation and our lives. Reporters Liz Hayes, Allison Langdon, Tara Brown, Charles Wooley, Liam Bartlett and Tom Steinfort look past the headlines because there is always a bigger picture. Sundays are for 60 Minutes

9 The toll of the justice system on the wrongfully convicted

 

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Gepubliceerd op 8 nov. 2014

 
In the US, state laws governing compensation for wrongfully convicted people vary significantly. While some states offer sizable packages for the exonerated, at least 20 offer nothing. And even for those that do, it may not be enough to make up for the emotional damage on those who’ve been wrongfully convicted. Hari Sreenivasan reports.

10 How a Corrupt Chicago Cop Framed Dozens of People | The Backstory | The New Yorker

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Gepubliceerd op 21 mei 2018

 
In the mid-aughts, the police sergeant Ronald Watts knew how to exploit the lawlessness of the Ida B. Wells Homes. The Exoneration Project believes that he and his officers wrongly arrested hundreds of people.

11 Peter r de vries in Pauw en Witteman over veroordeling Joran 11-01-2012

12 Peter r de vries in Pauw en Witteman over veroordeling Joran 11-01-2012

18 okt. 2013

Vanavond brengt KRO’s Brandpunt Reporter een onthullende reportage rondom de Natalee Holloway zaak. We bespraken deze onthullingen met maker van de reportage Vincent Verweij en Peter R. de Vries. Kijk de hele aflevering op http://www.rtlxl.nl!

13 KvdB: Peter R de Vries over zaak tegen Joran van der Sloot in Peru

15 jun. 2011

14 juni 2011 Vandaag wordt in Peru, achter gesloten deuren, de eerste zitting gehouden over de bewijslast in de strafzaak tegen Joran van der Sloot. Heeft hij Stephany Flores vermoord? En hoe vergaat het Joran in zijn Zuid-Amerikaanse cel? Misdaadverslaggever Peter R. de Vries volgt de zaak op de voet. Vanavond praat hij ons bij over de allerlaatste ontwikkelingen.
 

14 Kid Trapped In Claw Toy Machine Prank

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9 mei 2011

 
A little kid is stuck in a skill testing machine, just like the one in Toy Story’s The Claw, where players are supposed to grab a toy with a crane to claim their prize. Except this time, this poor little trapped boy is the prize! He asks people to go get help so he can escape, but when prank victims return with a security guard, the child is gone – and in his place is a wooden Pinocchio doll. At that point, the prank victims start doubting their sanity.
 
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