The archetypal carpetbagger would have quickly profited by selling the free shares immediately.
He has often assumed the role of carpetbagger in his business dealings.
He looked to some like a carpetbagger who knew nothing about the constituency - and he was not a Catholic, as many in the local party are.
Yet it was - strangely enough - talking to him, our surprisingly friendly carpetbagger , that finally changed my mind.
As far as he's concerned, anyone participating in them is a carpetbagger , an allusion to exiled politicians whom he expects to be the regime's most prominent figures.
And horror of horrors, she's his assistant district attorney and a party member - a backstabbing female carpetbagger .
But as an unknown to many of his would be constituents, he was branded a carpetbagger and a wealthy outsider.
This memoir is her best opportunity to date to alter the images: Lady Macbeth, Joan of Arc, feminist extremist, ambitious carpetbagger , aggrieved wife.
The fund manager-turned carpetbagger stands to make around #300,000 if his plans are successful.
The vote spelled the end of carpetbagger Smith's campaign - for the time being at least.