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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- Former EPISD official Myrna Gamboa pleads guilty
Former El Paso Independent School District administrator Myrna Gamboa has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States, a charge stemming from the cheating scandal that sought to artificially raise the district's test scores. Read more on this news related to 'Defraud'
- Mangalore: Tricksters defraud bank customer, swindle money from account
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- News: Leeds Grand fraud investigation sees two men charged
Two men have been charged with conspiring to defraud the financially troubled Leeds Grand Theatre out of more than £178,000. Peter Alp, 54 from Kent, and Dean Oates, 45, from York, will appear at Leeds… Read more on this news related to 'Defraud'