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frauds

noun
plural of fraud

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1 an instance of the use of dishonest methods to acquire something of value
  • thousands of people lost money when the investment scheme turned out to be a fraud

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2 one who makes false claims of identity or expertise
  • the "blind" panhandler was just a fraud trying to con holiday shoppers out of their money

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“Frauds.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/frauds. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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