fraud in fact


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fraud in fact actual deceit; concealing something or making a false representation with an evil intent to cause injury to another
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In literature:

The fact is, Mark, that you and I cannot conceive the depth of fraud in such a man as that.
"Framley Parsonage" by Anthony Trollope
The fact is that, as in the case of the fictitious Adam, these two impersonators are frauds.
"The Enchanted Typewriter" by John Kendrick Bangs
In fact, knowingly or unknowingly, she was perpetrating a great fraud.
"The Chief Legatee" by Anna Katharine Green
Gordon's cricket was, in honest fact, one of the biggest frauds that had ever been inflicted on an opposing side.
"The Loom of Youth" by Alec Waugh
To this fact was due the intense excitement kindled by the Yazoo Fraud in 1794.
"Stories Of Georgia" by Joel Chandler Harris
In fact, in my opinion (and which, I think, is sustained by history), he was a humbug and a fraud.
"The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865" by Leander Stillwell
But, in fact, he was far from being the only venal official concerned in the current frauds.
"History of the Great American Fortunes, Vol. I" by Myers Gustavus
Professor Mott, in attempting to prove a fraud in food, has perpetrated a fraud in facts.
"Scientific American, Vol. XXXIX.--No. 24. [New Series.], December 14, 1878" by Various

In news:

In fact, police suspect some identity theft and mail fraud rings specifically target Florida condo and apartment communities, particularly those with large numbers of residents and low-security, centralized mailbox areas ripe for the picking.

In science:

While the ma jority of entrants in the Forbes list might fall into that category, a few are, in fact, rather suggestive of “theft and fraud” avenues to big fortunes.
Emergent Statistical Wealth Distributions in Simple Monetary Exchange Models: A Critical Review