Swindle is the Mini-con parner of the Decepticon, Starscream. Swindle changes into a Formula One race car. When Starscream changes into his jet fighter mode, Swindle attaches to the tail, adding power to Starscream's attack capability. He also adds stability to Starscream when he is in flight.
Swindle appeared in the following 10 comic books:
Swindle appeared in the following 8 cartoon episodes: