positive fraud


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

Furthermore, he has been positively acquitted of the charge of fraud.
"The Reconstruction of Georgia" by Edwin C. Woolley
She told him all she knew of the fraud; told him of Rupert's friendlessness, his undesirable position at the Hold.
"Trevlyn Hold" by Mrs. Henry Wood

In news:

Vladimir Putin's brazen election fraud, conducted twice in the last few months, has put the Obama administration in an uncomfortable position politically.
The Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, held power in Mexico from 1929 to 2000, using strategies of intimidation, corruption and outright voter fraud to maintain its position as the country's leader.