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fraud US English

Wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain

fraud US Thesaurus

he was arrested for fraud

click fraud US English

The practice of repeatedly clicking on an advertisement hosted on a website with the intention of generating revenue for the host site or draining revenue from the advertiser

fraud squad US English

A division of a police force appointed to investigate fraud

pious fraud US English

A deception intended to benefit those deceived, especially to strengthen religious belief

wire fraud US English

Financial fraud involving the use of telecommunications or information technology

welfare fraud US English

The acquisition of welfare benefits by fraudulent means; an instance of this.

carousel fraud US English

A fraudulent scheme to generate VAT rebates (or occasionally government grants) in which goods are imported and exported across a network of (dummy) companies.

computer fraud US English

Fraud perpetrated using a computer; an instance of this.

identity fraud US English

= identity theft.

antifraud US English

Designed to prevent fraudulent practices