Examples of wire fraud in a Sentence
He was charged with wire fraud.
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Wayne Soniat, 61, was charged Tuesday (Oct. 24) in a federal bill of information with wire fraud and making false statements on federal income tax returns.
Scronic, 46, faces securities fraud and wire fraud charges and was also sued by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Carton is set to appear in Manhattan federal court today on federal wire fraud and securities charges, authorities said.
Securities fraud and wire fraud each carry a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.
The two men have been charged with securities fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy.
Peter Eodice, 34, of Webster, New York, is charged with conspiracy to commit health care fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, health care fraud and aggravated identity theft, the Department of Justice announced today.
In other recent cases, Takata Corp. pleaded guilty in the U.S. in February to one count of wire fraud for misleading automakers about the safety of its exploding air bags.
He was charged under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA)—the notorious anti-hacker statute that dates back to the 1980s—and wire fraud.
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WIRE FRAUD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wire fraud for English Language Learners
: the crime of stealing money by using computers, telephones, etc.
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