Fraud definition

Fraud means any offence under Laws creating offences in respect of fraudulent acts or at common law in respect of fraudulent acts in relation to the Contract or defrauding or attempting to defraud or conspiring to defraud the Crown.
Fraud means an intentional deception or misrepresentation made by a person with the knowledge that the deception could result in some unauthorized benefit to himself or some other person. It includes any act that constitutes fraud under applicable federal or state law.
Fraud means any offence under any Laws creating offences in respect of fraudulent acts (including the Misrepresentation Act 1967) or at common law in respect of fraudulent acts including acts of forgery;

Examples of Fraud in a sentence

  • They involve fact-finding activities undertaken by the Investigating Authority or persons appointed by the Procuring Entity to address specific matters related to investigations/audits, suc has evaluating the veracity of an allegation of possible Fraud and Corruption, through the appropriate mechanisms.

  • Be able to identify what information shall be released, upon written request, to the Fraud Division and authorized governmental agencies.

  • This point is noted in Daniel Tan, “Enforcement of Foreign Judgments – Should Fraud Unravel All?” [2002] SJICL (forthcoming).

  • Understand that the insurer and any entity performing the SIU function(s) shall comply with specific sections of the IFPA regarding communication with the Fraud Division and authorized govermental agencies.

  • In terms of fraud, a new Single Fraud Investigation Service (SFIS) is to be created which will tackle housing benefit and other welfare benefit fraud, and CTB fraud prevention and investigation will remain the responsibility of the local authority with the expectation of joint working with the SFIS.


More Definitions of Fraud

Fraud means any dishonest act or omission that causes loss or detriment to SPC or results in an unauthorised benefit or advantage to either the person(s) acting or omitting or to a third party. The act or omission can be either deliberate or reckless in relation to the harm caused or the benefit or advantage obtained.
Fraud means an act or omission by a Party, and requires: (a) a false or incorrect representation or warranty expressly set forth in this Agreement, (b) with actual knowledge (as opposed to constructive, imputed or implied knowledge) by the Party making such representation or warranty that such representation or warranty expressly set forth in this Agreement is false or incorrect, (c) an intention to deceive another Party, to induce him, her or it to enter into this Agreement, (d) another Party, in justifiable or reasonable reliance upon such false or incorrect representation or warranty expressly set forth in this Agreement, causing such Party to enter into this Agreement, and (e) another Party to suffer damage by reason of such reliance. For the avoidance of doubt, “Fraud” does not include any claim for equitable fraud, promissory fraud, unfair dealings fraud or any torts (including a claim for fraud or alleged fraud) based on negligence or recklessness.
Fraud means knowingly providing false information or representations on an application for licensure or employment, or knowingly providing false information or representations made in connection with the discharge of duties.
Fraud means any offence under Laws creating offences in respect of fraudulent acts (including the Misrepresentation Act 1967) or at common law in respect of fraudulent acts in relation to this Framework Agreement or defrauding or attempting to defraud or conspiring to defraud the Crown including but not limited to by means of any act of forgery;
Fraud means an act in the making of a representation or warranty contained in this Agreement, committed by a Person making such representation or warranty, with intent to deceive another Person, and to induce him, her or it to enter into the contract and requires (a) a false representation of material fact made herein; (b) knowledge that such representation is false; (c) an intention to induce the Person to whom such representation is made to act or refrain from acting in reliance upon it; (d) causing that Person, in justifiable reliance upon such false representation and with ignorance to the falsity of such representation, to take or refrain from taking action; and (e) causing such Person to suffer damage by reason of such reliance.