fraudulence

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fraudulence something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
    • n fraudulence the quality of being fraudulent
    • n fraudulence a fraudulent or duplicitous representation
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Fraudulence The quality of being fraudulent; deliberate deceit; trickishness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fraudulence The quality of being fraudulent; dishonesty; trickery.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. fraudulentia,

Usage

In literature:

He has been guilty of fraudulent conduct, and even at the present moment he may be in the hands of the police.
"The Slave of Silence" by Fred M. White
He seems to have been ignorant of the fraudulent character of the company, which failed disastrously in 1790.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
They might raise the point that the prior mortgage was fraudulent, and might take proceedings against the wife personally.
"Sentimental Education, Volume II" by Gustave Flaubert
All fraudulent resignations of fiefs by vassals, with intent to attack their lords, are declared void.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
It must be owned that these sums were very large, but their magnitude does not fix fraudulent purpose upon the Chancellor.
"A Book About Lawyers" by John Cordy Jeaffreson
What I said sounded fraudulently in my own ears.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905" by Various
It was her fraudulent mortgage on the future and its possibilities.
"The Art of Disappearing" by John Talbot Smith
In many cases these made allowances to persons whose claims had been rejected by the Pension Bureau as inadequate or fraudulent.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
The same fraudulent practice caused the decay of the Blews at Guildford.
"Highways and Byways in Surrey" by Eric Parker
Well, some fraudulent person has altered the figures.
"The Scarlet Feather" by Houghton Townley
Lastly, he buys fraudulent naturalization papers, and uses them.
"The Battle with the Slum" by Jacob A. Riis
They treat even a padre as if he were a fraudulent cashier, bent on cheating them if he can.
"A Padre in France" by George A. Birmingham
Spurious porcelains, fraudulent armour, faked china were everywhere.
"Cleek, the Master Detective" by Thomas W. Hanshew
Of course, there remained the "confession," but that had been obtained unfairly, illegally, fraudulently.
"The Third Degree" by Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow
The case of his fraudulently alleged bankruptcy!
"The Crevice" by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
They believe in Lucifer, and say that the Master of Heaven has unjustly and fraudulently thrown him into hell.
"The Phantom World" by Augustin Calmet
I shall appear before the world as a fraudulent trustee.
"Masterpieces of Mystery" by Various
Fraud and fraudulent contract, in nine.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
But often enough these are but fraudulent trophies.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 18 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
But it is a shameful calumny when I am accused of being a fraudulent usurer.
"The Serapion Brethren." by Ernst Theordor Wilhelm Hoffmann
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In poetry:

"Here's Love of Brand-New Clothes,
Embezzling - Arson - Deism -
A taste for Slang and Oaths,
And Fraudulent Trusteeism.
"Phrenology" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Give not among thy children in thy will,
What thou hast got by usury, or wrong,
Or any method fraudulently ill:
Gains of that sort endure but seldom long.
"An Admonition To A Sick Person, To Make His Will In Time, And To Dispose Of His Effects In The Fear " by Rees Prichard
FROM the fraudulent fiend, that still without end
Most mortals trepans and beguiles,
Who wou'd hook us all in, to do ev'ry sin —
God shield us, I pray, from his wiles!
"A Song Concerning The Devil And The Drunkard" by Rees Prichard
What have I found in life's whirlpool of haste?
Pitiful poverty, limitless waste,
Sad disillusionments, losses of friends,
Treacherous methods for fraudulent ends,
Idle frivolity, senseless display,
Youth without reverence, faith in decay.
"Retirement" by John Lawson Stoddard

In news:

Authorities arrested Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman's daughter, after she attempted to cross the border with fraudulant documents.
MARTIN COUNTY — A Stuart couple used an elaborate scheme to make money fby stealing merchandise and fraudulently obtaining gift cards for six months, the Martin County Sheriff's Office said.
A citizen of Bosnia and two Canadian citizens have been charged with election fraud and fraudulent practices for allegedly registering and voting in Iowa without US citizenship.
Prosecutors have accused a former Jefferson County drug detective with stealing thousands of dollars by filing fraudulent expense reports.
The Oldham County School District says Lauron has been fraudulently enrolling his son in Oldham County schools since 2003, using a Goshen address.
"Allegations of violations without corresponding fraudulent intent are insufficient to state a securities fraud claim against an independent accountant," pursuant to iIn re Tremont Sec.
In the case of loss due to a fraudulently endorsed check, you have up to one year.
Police says Sexius fraudulently obtained a mortgage for the property using private information from one of her clients.
A North Royalton man lost nearly $4,000 in a fraudulent transaction.
Latanya Dupree-Dyett, a 32-year-old administrative aide for the NYPD, was arrested after trying to deposit four fraudulent checks worth about $9,000 according to an NYPD spokesman.
(AP) — A Gilbert woman is accused of fraudulently claiming she has cancer and getting thousands of dollars in donations.
A Gilbert woman is accused of fraudulently claiming she has cancer and getting thousands of dollars in donations.
An Osceola County man was sentenced to three years in federal prison Thursday for fraudulently preparing tax returns for clients, resulting in inflated refunds.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. A federal judge in Grand Rapids has sentenced a suburban Detroit doctor to 13 months in prison for submitting $1 million in fraudulent medical test claims to Medicare, Medicaid and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
GRAND RAPIDS (AP) — A federal judge in Grand Rapids has sentenced a Farmington Hills doctor to 13 months in prison for submitting $1 million in fraudulent medical test claims to Medicare, Medicaid and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
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In science:

A chi-square analysis comparing these results with Strasbourg suggests with 90% certainty that the Strasbourg tests are not fraudulent, as claimed by some [FAC94a].
A method for testing handgun bullets in deer
When security is an issue, however, the tester must conduct paranoid testing in which he or she inputs values that reflect not only innocent errors but also malicious input values that could be used by attackers or fraudulent employees.
Recommended Practices for Spreadsheet Testing
Neither the anonymity of the authors nor other criticisms offered are sufficient to consider the report fraudulent. Rather than lean too heavily on (possibly biased) expert opinions, the veracity of the report should be determined by the degree to which the reported results find support in other experimental findings.
The Ballistic Pressure Wave Theory of Handgun Bullet Incapacitation
The simplification introduced by a loan with interest, with respect to a profit-loss sharing participation in another party’s enterprise, is that a complete correspondence of ob jectives between both parties is obtained if X is not fraudulent (otherwise both options are unsatisfactory anyhow).
Interest prohibition and financial product innovation
Statistics is known to be a powerful tool to pinpoint irregularities in election data that could be caused by unfair or fraudulent voting [1, 2, 3], and this pair of ma jor elections provides a unique opportunity for comparing election data side-by-side, as most of the party leaders later ran for president.
Statistical anomalies in 2011-2012 Russian elections revealed by 2D correlation analysis
One may speculate that this part of ballots for UR was in some way “unfair” (stuffed, fraudulently counted, or obtained in non-voluntary voting settings).
Statistical anomalies in 2011-2012 Russian elections revealed by 2D correlation analysis
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