Mountebank

Noun

Definition

A swindler; a charlatan; a trickster.

Synonyms

Con man

Quack

Fraud

Antonyms

Honest

Sincere

Truthful

Original Sentences

1) The mountebank came into town trying to convince people to buy his "magic shampoo" for an inordinate sum.

2) The "friendly banker" was revealed to be a mountebank trying to steal the town's wealth.

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Apollo Robbins, The Master Pickpocket: Tricks of the Trade
This would fall under the definitions of "trickster".