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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

Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
Sophocles

Things gained through unjust fraud are never secure.
Sophocles

Whoever is detected in a shameful fraud is ever after not believed even if they speak the truth.
Phaedrus

There is a simple rule here, a rule of legislation, a rule of business, a rule of life: beyond a certain point, complexity is fraud. You can apply that rule to left-wing social programs, but you can also apply that rule to credit derivatives, hedge funds, all the rest of it.
P. J. O'Rourke
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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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