fraud

  • 1.

    Deception, cunning, or artifice used to deceive or cheat. Proof of willful fraud voids a policy.

    Internal Revenue Service 1
  • 2.

    "Fraud," "deceit" and "defraud" are not limited to common-law deceit.

    Oregon Legislature 2

1Internal Revenue Service, Internal Revenue Manual 4.42.6 Glossary, http://­www.irs.gov/­irm/­part4/­irm_04-042-006.html (last accessed Dec. 22, 2009).

2Or. Rev. Stat. § 645.005 (2007).