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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

There are three things in the world that deserve no mercy, hypocrisy, fraud, and tyranny.
Frederick William Robertson

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

Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
Jean-Luc Godard

Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
Sophocles

Fraud is common when you give away billions. Fraud related to Hurricane Katrina spending is estimated to top $2 billion. In addition, debit cards provided to hurricane victims were used to pay for Caribbean vacations, NFL tickets, Dom Perignon champagne, 'Girls Gone Wild' videos, and at least one sex change operation.
Mark Skousen
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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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