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  • v  deprive of by deceit
    She defrauded the customers who trusted her

  • In 1920 he was sent to a Federal penitentiary for using the mails to defraud.
  • Quipped LaGuardia, remembering that only last December Mayor Ellenstein was indicted for conspiracy to defraud his own city in the purchase of land for Newark Airport: "Poor .
  • KENNETH LAY, former Enron chief executive, testifying at his trial on charges of conspiring to defraud investors "We have children getting killed by gang leaders and dope dealers.
News & Articles

  • Eighth Arrest Made In Medicaid Fraud Case, More Expected
    Follow Your Town News On The Courant's New Britain Facebook Page An eighth person was charged Thursday in connection with a scheme to defraud the state's Medicaid program, and more arrests are expected, the Office of the Chief State's Attorney said.        
    June 14, 2013 - Hartford Courant
  • France Télécom CEO charged with conspiracy to defraud
    France Télécom's CEO Stéphane Richard has been charged with conspiracy to defraud, a Paris court announced Wednesday. The charge relates to alleged activities before he joined the company.        
    June 13, 2013 - TechWorld
  • IVC employees warned about retirement scam
    Irvine Valley College's Police Department warned Thursday that someone has been trying to defraud the school's employees by convincing them to invest in a sham retirement plan.
    June 13, 2013 - Daily Pilot

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