wire fraud

noun

Definition of wire fraud

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

Examples of wire fraud in a Sentence

  1. He was charged with wire fraud.

First Known Use of wire fraud

1951


WIRE FRAUD Defined for English Language Learners

wire fraud

noun

Definition of wire fraud for English Language Learners

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


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wire fraud

legal Definition of wire fraud

see fraud

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