Constructive Fraud

Business / Real Estate / Constructive Fraud: Breach of a legal or equitable duty that the law declares fraudulent because of its tendency to deceive others, despite no showing of dishonesty or intent to deceive. A broker may be charged with constructive fraud for failing to disclose a known material fact when the broker had a duty to speakā€”for example, if a listing broker failed to disclose a known major foundation problem not readily observable upon an ordinary inspection.

Other Words for Constructive

Constructive Verb Synonyms: helpful,eful, practicable, advantageous, practical, productive, beneficial, positive
Constructive Adjective Synonyms: virtual, inferential, implicit, inferred, derived, deduced

Other Words for Fraud

Fraud Verb Synonyms: trick, hoax, swindle, deception, cheat, wile, stratagem, dodge, bilk, ruse, sham, fake, subterfuge, flimflam, gyp, rip-off, scam
Fraud Noun Synonyms: deception, trickery, cheating, sharp practice, chicanery, deceit, swindling, double-dealing, duplicity, artifice, craft, guile, humbug, humbuggery, treachery, monkey business, funny business, hanky-panky


Business / Real Estate / Fraud: Any form of deceit, trickery, breach of confidence or misrepresentation by which one party attempts to gain some unfair or dishonest advantage over another. Unlike negligence, fraud is a deceitful pra MORE

Constructive Receipt

Business / Finance / Constructive Receipt: A short-term loan to finance building costs. MORE

Statute Of Frauds

Business / Real Estate / Statute Of Frauds: State law that requires certain contracts to be in writing and signed by the party to be charged (or held) to the agreement in order to be legally enforceable. MORE