What is Con ?
Con is (noun) 1. a trick done to try to get money from someone Trying to get us to pay him for ten hours’ work was just a con. conman 2. the pros and cons the arguments for and against something You have to weigh up all the pros and cons before coming to a decision.(verb) to trick someone to try to get money They conned the bank into lending them £25,000. He conned the old lady out of all her savings. (NOTE: conning – conned)
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level