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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

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

Socialism is a fraud, a comedy, a phantom, a blackmail.
Benito Mussolini

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

We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other minorities.
Barbra Streisand

I constantly think I'm a fraud - that this success is not warranted or justified.
David Chang
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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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