Fraud

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 practice or material misstatement of a material fact, known to be false, and done with intent to deceive, or with reckless indifference as to its truth, and relied on by the injured party to his or her damage.

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
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Click Fraud

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Click Fraud: Improper clicks on a PPC advertisement usually by the publisher or his minions for the purpose of undeserved profit. Click fraud is a huge issue for add agencies like Google, because it lowers adverti MORE

Affinity Fraud

Business / Taxes / Affinity Fraud: Affinity fraud occurs when a dishonest person plays on your affiliation with a group — such as a house of worship, social club, support group, charity, or veterans’ group — as a way to win your MORE

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 cons MORE

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