"Then I can only say that Captain Rushton was a party to the fraud," he said.
"I'll venture insurance is at the bottom of this fraud, Caradoc," hazarded Madden.
When it is complicated by fraud or other crimes, it is the latter only which are concerned.
You mean it for the best; but I could not be party to a fraud.
How was it you did not detect the fraud, if only by the voice?