fraud

Definitions

General English

  • noun a person pretending to be something which he or she is not

Accounting

  • noun the act of making money by making people believe something which is not true

Information & Library Science

  • noun deception or trickery carried out to secure an unfair gain or advantage

Law

  • noun harming someone by obtaining their property or money after making them believe something which is not true
  • noun the act of deceiving someone in order to make money
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