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  • n  intentional deception resulting in injury to another person
  • n  a person who makes deceitful pretenses
  • n  something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

  • About 200,000 votes have been thrown out of the tally of Afghan election results because of fraud, an election official said Tuesday.
  • When PTI called Cynthia Cooper in 2002 for an on-the-record interview her first since she had uncovered massive fraud in the WorldCom accounting books, which would eventually .
  • He reported that in the years following publication of the prayer study, Wirth and an accomplice had been indicted on felony charges, including 13 counts of mail fraud and 12 .
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  • Ben Bernanke in USA Today
    Bernanke told the conference, organized by the Chicago Fed, that the central bank "will do all that we can to prevent fraud and abusive lending and to ensure that lenders employ sound underwriting practices and make effective disclosures to...
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg in USA Today
    We will root out the waste, fraud, and abuse in our Medicare program that doesn't make our seniors any healthier, and we will restore a sense of fairness and balance to our tax code by finally ending the tax breaks for corporations that ship our... Barack Obama Economic Times Feb 25, 2009 39732 51070 fraud In sending Skilling's case back for more hearings, Ginsburg said, Because Skilling's misconduct entailed no bribe or kickback, he did not conspire to commit honest-services fraud under our confined construction of (the law)."

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