Legal Definition of false statement
: a statement that is known or believed by its maker to be incorrect or untrue and is made especially with intent to deceive or mislead submitted a false statement to obtain the loan also : the federal crime of concealing a material fact, making a false statement, or using documents known to be falsified — see also exculpatory no doctrine — compare perjury
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