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Definition of Fraud

Fraud

  1. Deception deliberately practiced with a view to gaining an unlawful or unfair advantage; artifice by which the right or interest of another is injured; injurious stratagem; deceit; trick.
  2. An intentional perversion of truth for the purpose of obtaining some valuable thing or promise from another.
  3. A trap or snare.

Fraud Quotations

All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Edgar Allan Poe

Corruption, embezzlement, fraud, these are all characteristics which exist everywhere. It is regrettably the way human nature functions, whether we like it or not. What successful economies do is keep it to a minimum. No one has ever eliminated any of that stuff.
Alan Greenspan

The woman who thinks she can choose femininity, can toy with it like the social drinker toys with wine - well, she's asking for it, asking to be undone, devoured, asking to spend her life perpetrating a new fraud, manufacturing a new fake identity, only this time it's her equality that's fake.
Rachel Cusk

The government is so out of control. It is so bloated and infested with fraud and deceit and corruption and abuse of power.
Ted Nugent

Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
Sophocles
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Fraud Translations

fraud in French is fraude, tromperie
fraud in German is Betrug
fraud in Italian is frode
fraud in Latin is fraudatio, dolus
fraud in Norwegian is bedrageri, svindler, svindel
fraud in Spanish is fraude, decepcion

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