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wire fraud

wire fraud

noun

: the crime of stealing money by using computers, telephones, etc.

Full Definition of WIRE FRAUD

:  fraud committed using a means of electronic communication (as a telephone or computer)

Examples of WIRE FRAUD

  1. He was charged with wire fraud.

First Known Use of WIRE FRAUD

1976

Rhymes with WIRE FRAUD

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