fraudulent fraudulent  /f ˈrɔ dʒə lənt/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) intended to deceive

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Ultimately, these fraudulent schemes caused incalculable harm to many investors and the home owner's.
  2. The nationwide bust of fraudulent home loan schemes nailed a large number in Florida.
  3. A senior Western diplomat alleged Monday that a majority of the votes in three provinces Kandahar, Paktika and Khost are fraudulent.

News

  1. Soccer-Messi and father accused of tax fraud in Spain

    * Messis allegedly withheld more than four million euros * Accused of filing fraudulent returns in 2006-09 (adds Messi comment) MADRID, June 12 (Reuters) - Barcelona's Argentina forward Lionel Messi and his father have been accused by Spanish tax authorities of defrauding the state of more than four million euros ($5.3 million) but the pair denied any wrongdoing on Wednesday. The World Player of ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Fraudulent P&C Insurance Claims on the Rise in Europe, Accenture Survey Finds

    More than two-thirds of claims executives at European property and casualty insurance companies have seen an increase in the number of fraudulent claims over
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Peoria police recover fraudulent checks, debit cards

    PEORIA — Police recovered a bag filled with fraudulent checks, debit cards and welding equipment Sunday afternoon.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star

Quotes

  1. "It's a kangaroo court," Blagojevich said Tuesday on Fox News Channel. "My lawyers and I believe that to be part of a process like that is to dignify a fraudulent impeachment process that sets a dangerous precedent for governors in Illinois...
    on Jan 28, 2009 By: Rod Blagojevich Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "It's very troubling that in the years since the September 11 attacks someone could use fraudulent documents to obtain a US passport," Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., said in a statement.
    on Mar 13, 2009 By: Jon Kyl Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Charter inflated its revenues by $17 million and "it could not have done so absent the knowingly fraudulent actions" of the two suppliers, Scientific-Atlanta Inc. and Motorola Inc., Stevens wrote.
    on Jan 15, 2008 By: John Paul Stevens Source: Guardian Unlimited

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