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wire fraud

Syllabification: wire fraud

Definition of wire fraud in English:

noun

chiefly US
Financial fraud involving the use of telecommunications or information technology.
Example sentences
  • If that is a misrepresentation they have committed wire fraud, criminal fraud, and an assortment of other crimes and torts.
  • They're charged with conspiracy, computer fraud, wire fraud, and possession of unauthorized access devices.
  • He will be sentenced for conspiracy to commit wire fraud, computer fraud, and money laundering, on February 19.

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