defrauding 1 of 3

as in fraudulent
marked by, based on, or done by the use of dishonest methods to acquire something of value every new technology has brought with it a raft of defrauding schemes that make full use of it

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defrauding

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noun

defrauding

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verb

present participle of defraud

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“Defrauding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/defrauding. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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