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deception

n. the act of misleading another through intentionally false statements or fraudulent actions. (See: fraud, deceit)

deception

in English criminal law it is an offence to obtain property by deception. It is committed by deceiving, whether deliberately or recklessly, by words or conduct as to fact or law, including the person's present intentions. It is also an offence to obtain services in this way.
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Globally, CT is a long-time disguise user, and CT Middle East (CTME) has been using disguise for more than three years.
Detective Constable Jason Fowler, from force CID, said: "Taylor may have tried to disguise himself as a woman but there was nothing lady-like about his actions.
Princess Diana didn't want her charity visits to make headlines so she used to wear disguises during her private trips.
He alleged that corruption and cheating are being practiced in the disguise of so-called anti-land encroachment operation.
She then took off her disguise and boarded the vehicle before turning off the camera.
Hoot Owl Master of Disguise was published by Walker Books in 2015 and nominated for The Laugh Out Loud Book Award the following year.
Each subsequent chapter, from 1 to 6, organizes the analysis by pairing two stories according to their parallels concerning the resource of disguise. The pairing of stories in the chapters is related to specific motifs, but undertakes the analysis of each story separately.
Now you are all in disguise, I have an assignment for you!
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Kurdish Peshmerga forces arrested two ISIL terrorists who were trying o escape the city of Mosul in disguise.
The Government are committed to tackling all schemes that aim to disguise payments or other income to individuals in order to avoid paying tax and NICs.
When questioned by presiding judge Anwar Mahmoud if he had disguised himself as a female, the Briton said he wasn't wearing a disguise, and that the dress he was seen in is his normal attire.