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Defraud

To make a Misrepresentation of an existing material fact, knowing it to be false or making it recklessly without regard to whether it is true or false, intending for someone to rely on the misrepresentation and under circumstances in which such person does rely on it to his or her damage. To practice Fraud; to cheat or trick. To deprive a person of property or any interest, estate, or right by fraud, deceit, or artifice.

Intent to defraud means an intention to deceive another person, and to induce such other person, in reliance upon such deception, to assume, create, transfer, alter, or terminate a right, obligation, or power with reference to property.

defraud

v. to use deceit, falsehoods, or trickery to obtain money, an object, rights or anything of value belonging to another. (See: fraud)

defraud

to take away or withhold money, rights, property, etc., from a person by FRAUD; cheat.
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With this rule, the Department cuts off access to desperately needed relief for students defrauded by predatory, for-profit schools.
As alleged, the defendants represented that Reinhard was an “extremely successful investment manager,” but failed to mention that he had served jail time for bankruptcy and tax fraud, and had been barred by the SEC from working for any investment adviser firm.0x20 The SEC further alleges that Howard defrauded investors by borrowing $612,000 in undisclosed personal mortgage loans from the funds, which he never repaid, and that Howard and Reinhard used investor funds to pay themselves fabricated “broker fees” on settlement advance loans to Howard’s legal clients.
"The greedy builders have defrauded lakhs of homebuyers.
Malacanang urged those 'defrauded' by the Kapa-Community Ministry International Inc.
The bench comprising Justice Baqar Ali Najafi and Justice Sardar Ahmed Naeem heard the petition filed by Farooq Nool who allegedly blackmailed and defrauded innocent people along with his wife Tayaba Farooq, the woman who was said to be behind the leaked audio and video tapes involving NAB chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal.
The bench comprising Justice Baqar Ali Najafi and Justice Sardar Ahmed Naeem heard the petition filed by Farooq Nol who allegedly blackmailed and defrauded innocent people along with his wife Tayyaba Gull, the woman who was said to be behind the leaked audio and video tapes involving the NAB chairman.
According to the National AccountaAbility Bureau, Afzal Khaliq defrauded at least 3,540 people and deprived them of over Rs12 billion.
According to a National Accountability Bureau reference by 139 claimants, Afzal Khaliq alias 'Double Shah' defrauded at least 3,540 affectees of at least Rs.7.75 billion, while after further claims and investigation a supplementary reference of Rs.4.84 billion was also filed against him in the Accountability Court, Peshawar.
According to a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) reference by 139 claimants, Afzal Khaliq alias 'Double Shah' defrauded at least 3,540 affectees of at least Rs.7.75 billion, while after further claims and investigation a supplementary reference of Rs.4.84 billion was also filed against him in the Accountability Court, Peshawar.
class="MsoNormalMr Muthoni, who represents Kagunduini Ward in Kandara Constituency, was apprehended when he was summoned by the officers investigating claims that he made an illegal document and defrauded a woman Sh2.9 million.
The information specifies that Bishop defrauded the Bank of Prescott out of more than $2.1 million by applying for 27 separate loans by forging the names of multiple insurance clients in 2016 and 2017.
DC Manon Roberts from Caernarfon CID said: "This is the second arrest in this complex investigation which has been ongoing for three years after a 73-year-old victim who resides in Australia was defrauded of the money.