Definition of wire fraud
: fraud committed using a means of electronic communication (as a telephone or computer)
Examples of wire fraud in a sentence
He was charged with 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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