Definition of 'fraud'
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She admitted fraud at an earlier hearing. The Sun (2017)They really need to change the way they treat fraud victims. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It took more than five months for the bank to admit fraud was involved. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The aim is to ensure the new accounts cannot be used for the purposes of fraud and money laundering. Times, Sunday Times (2017)COLD calls offering investment opportunities should be banned because they are always scams, the police chief in charge of tackling financial fraud warns today. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The main fraud claim is unlikely to go to trial before next year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But is there actually more financial fraud going on? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Fraud appears to be becoming more widespread. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Those arrested are being held in custody on suspicion of conspiracy to commit fraud and money laundering. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If that was not the case the payment was illegal and a tax fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2015)New tactics like checking with credit referencing agencies will be used to stamp out benefit fraud. The Sun (2010)Financial crime and fraud often know no frontiers. The Global Marketplace (1993)They were found guilty of insurance fraud after having admitted tax fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Providing means for staff to blow the whistle on shady activities is one way of stopping frauds. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He claims benefit fraud will be the first and the deepest cut his government will make. The Sun (2010)But how much fraud appears in police figures? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The five others had previously admitted fraud or money laundering offences. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Failure to protect that data can lead to fraud in unexpected ways. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Forensic accountants are typically called in when companies suspect that fraud or another financial wrongdoing has taken place. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The amount owed comes to many thousands of pounds and appears to be fraud on a massive scale. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The couple deny theft, deception and fraud. The Sun (2011)He had been jailed twice with previous convictions for battery, deception and fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So far, few claims of fraud have been proven. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was convicted of tax fraud in 1997 and sentenced to three years and nine months in prison. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'fraud'
British English: fraud /frɔːd/ NOUN
Fraud is the crime of gaining money by a trick or lying.
He was jailed for two years for fraud.
- American English: fraud
- Arabic: تَزْوِير
- Brazilian Portuguese: fraude
- Chinese: 欺诈行为
- Croatian: prevara
- Czech: podvod
- Danish: snyd
- Dutch: fraude
- European Spanish: fraude
- Finnish: petos
- French: fraude
- German: Betrug
- Greek: απάτη
- Italian: frode
- Japanese: 詐欺
- Korean: 사기
- Norwegian: bedrageri
- Polish: oszustwo
- European Portuguese: fraude
- Romanian: fraudă
- Russian: мошенничество
- Spanish: fraude
- Swedish: bedrägeri
- Thai: การโกง
- Turkish: dolandırıcılık sahte para vb
- Ukrainian: шахрайство
- Vietnamese: lừa đảo
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