boiler room

Definition of "boiler room"
  1. A suspicious operation, often over the phone, that employs aggressive tactics to sell goods, securities, services, or promote candidates, with a high chance of being fraudulent or illegal
How to use "boiler room" in a sentence
  1. The police confiscated computers and phones from what turned out to be a boiler room.
  2. Victims lost their savings due to a fraudulent boiler room operation.
  3. The scammers ran a boiler room, convincing innocent people to invest in worthless stocks.

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