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  • nountrickery, deception
  • nounperson who is false, deceitful

synonyms for fraud

  • blackmail
  • deceit
  • extortion
  • graft
  • hoax
  • misrepresentation
  • scam
  • artifice
  • barratry
  • cheat
  • chicane
  • chicanery
  • con
  • craft
  • double-dealing
  • dupery
  • duplicity
  • fake
  • flimflam
  • fraudulence
  • guile
  • hocus-pocus
  • hustle
  • imposture
  • line
  • racket
  • sell
  • shakedown
  • sham
  • skunk
  • smoke
  • song
  • spuriousness
  • sting
  • swindle
  • treachery
  • bamboozlement
  • fast one
  • fast shuffle
  • fourberie
  • hanky-panky
  • hoodwinking
  • sharp practice
  • song and dance
  • swindling
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antonyms for fraud

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  • artlessness
  • entertainment
  • forthrightness
  • frankness
  • honesty
  • openness
  • reality
  • sincerity
  • truth
  • truthfulness
  • fairness
  • justice
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    How to use fraud in a sentence

    At the Heritage Foundation, von Spakovsky maintains a database of voter fraud cases and, emails show, regularly urges secretaries of state to contribute to it.
    NO DEMOCRATS ALLOWED: A CONSERVATIVE LAWYER HOLDS SECRET VOTER FRAUD MEETINGS WITH STATE ELECTION OFFICIALSBY MIKE SPIES, JAKE PEARSON AND JESSICA HUSEMANSEPTEMBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
    As we wrote in a paper in May, fraud involving mail-in ballots requires the creation of a paper trail, making it very difficult to scale.
    VOTING BY MAIL IS MORE SECURE THAN THE PRESIDENT SAYS. HOW TO MAKE IT EVEN SAFERMATTHEWHEIMERSEPTEMBER 13, 2020FORTUNE
    Norman is also being charged with conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud for attempting to collect on multiple life insurance policies he took out on Montgomery in 2014.
    ‘SWEETIE PIE’S’ MURDER-FOR-HIRE POSSIBLY CAUSED AFTER $200K STOLEN FROM ROBBIE MONTGOMERY’S HOMEHOPE WRIGHTSEPTEMBER 11, 2020ESSENCE.COM
    The embattled Paycheck Protection Program, rolled out in April to help keep small businesses alive during shutdowns, has long been flagged for possible fraud.
    JPMORGAN FLAGS POTENTIALLY ‘ILLEGAL’ ACTIONS OF EMPLOYEES AND PPP LOAN RECIPIENTSANNE SRADERSSEPTEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
    American Express is testing technology that is best known for helping create deepfake videos—realistic clips of people saying things they never really said—to fight financial fraud.
    WHY AMERICAN EXPRESS IS TRYING TECHNOLOGY THAT MAKES DEEPFAKE VIDEOS LOOK REALJONATHANVANIAN2015SEPTEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
    The only reason that to me it’s not higher is because I do worry about voter fraud.
    FULL TRANSCRIPT: TOMI LAHREN ON ‘THE CARLOS WATSON SHOW’DANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 31, 2020OZY
    “The only reason that, to me, it’s not higher,” Lahren says, “is because I do worry about voter fraud.”
    GO BEHIND THE TOMI LAHREN INTERVIEW ON ‘THE CARLOS WATSON SHOW’EUGENE ROBINSONAUGUST 31, 2020OZY
    If the auctioneer could afterward do this he might change the name, substitute another, and so perpetrate a fraud.
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    Suppose a bank should pay more than the amount on deposit through no fraud of the holder, from whom can it recover the amount?
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    Whenever the fraud is found out an innocent subscriber can do one of three things.
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    WORDS RELATED TO FRAUD

    • bluster
    • braggadocio
    • bragging
    • bravado
    • deception
    • delusion
    • facade
    • fake
    • false colors
    • false front
    • feint
    • fraud
    • front
    • humbug
    • jiving
    • lie
    • pretense
    • pretext
    • ruse
    • sham
    • show
    • snow
    • stall
    • subterfuge
    • trick
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