Defraud Meaning and Definition in Dictionary
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- deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
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Defraud Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia
Fraud (or defrauding) is a crime in which someone tricks somebody else into giving them something, especially money or a valuable object, for less than it is worth. A fraud can also mean somebody who does such tricks. Fraudulent is the word used to describe something that is fraud, or is causing fraud. To defraud someone is to commit a fraud against them.
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- East Texans charged in Red River Army Depot conspiracy
Seven East Texans have been indicted on federal charges involving conspiracy to commit an offense and to defraud the U.S. government and theft of government property or money in the Eastern District of Texas. Read more on this news related to 'Defraud'
- East Texans indicted for attempting to defraud U.S. government
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- 3 plead guilty in scheme to defraud SC air base
Three men have pleaded guilty as part of a scheme to defraud Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter through construction contracts. Read more on this news related to 'Defraud'