Illegally obtain money from (someone) by deception: he used a false identity to defraud the bank of thousands of dollars [no object]: conspiracy to defraud
More example sentences
- Five men deny conspiracy to defraud their customers and the public between August 1995 and March 2001.
- There is no offence of deceiving a machine, but there may be a conspiracy to defraud a machine's owner.
- This 10 year old scam has defrauded folks out of tens of millions of dollars.
- Example sentences
- But in my opinion instead of making too much efforts to defeat the evil schemes of defrauders, it is high time China established a social welfare network that is more inclusive and more efficient.
- ‘We have this for security reasons only,’ said the manager, who explained that it was tool to help bouncers identify patrons who were known brawlers or defrauders.
- Acquittal on all counts was the only fair outcome from a prosecution case cobbled together by one man with a vendetta and a family of liars and defrauders.
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