Definition of "Fraud"

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deliberate action by an individual or entity to cheat another causing damage. There is typically a misrepresentation to deceive, or purposeful withholding of material data needed for a proper decision. An example of fraud is when a property manager falsifies records in order to steal money. Falsification of a tax return by an individual. Examples of tax fraud are intentionally not reporting taxable income or overstating expense. tax fraud is a criminal act.

 

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