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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- NYC Woman Accused Of Attempting To Defraud New Hyde Park Bank
Sabrina Spencer pleaded not guilty Sunday to attempted grand larceny, identity theft and possessing a forged instrument and resisting arrest. Read more on this news related to 'Defraud'
- Man Pleads Guilty To Trying To Defraud Baltimore
A Perry Hall man has pleaded guilty to wire fraud conspiracy and aggravated identity theft in a scheme to steal checks for pay and benefits from the city of Baltimore. Read more on this news related to 'Defraud'
- Ambler man sentenced for conspiracy with organized crime member
An Ambler man was sentenced last week to 40 months in prison for conspiring to defraud FirstPlus Financial Group Inc., a Texas-based financial services company, which had been targeted for extortionate takeover and looting by a group led by Lucchese organized crime family member Nicodemo S. Scarfo, according to an announcement by New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. F Read more on this news related to 'Defraud'