defrauder


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de·fraud

 (dĭ-frôd′)
tr.v. de·fraud·ed, de·fraud·ing, de·frauds
To take something from by fraud; swindle: defrauded the immigrants by selling them worthless land deeds.

[Middle English defrauden, from Old French defrauder, from Latin dēfraudāre : dē-, de- + fraudāre, to cheat (from fraus, fraud-, fraud).]

de′fraud·a′tion (dē′frô-dā′shən) n.
de·fraud′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.defrauder - a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
card shark, card sharp, card sharper, cardsharp, cardsharper, sharper, sharpie, sharpy - a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games
clip artist - a swindler who fleeces the victim
con artist, con man, confidence man - a swindler who exploits the confidence of his victim
beguiler, cheater, deceiver, trickster, slicker, cheat - someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
welcher, welsher - someone who swindles you by not repaying a debt or wager

defrauder

noun
Translations

defrauder

[dɪˈfrɔːdəʳ] Ndefraudador(a) m/f

defrauder

nBetrüger(in) m(f)
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Another example is when a defrauder dupes a subscriber into sending
Law cannot be effective for professional fraud and in case other side of the contract loses some money, in the best scenario, law is only capable of incarcerating the defrauder and cannot compensate for the lost money.
A CPA should weigh the risks of defending a lawsuit initiated by a defrauder to that resulting from damages suffered by an innocent third party.
Ecakyr later learnt that the woman and her family are defrauder and three more men were deceived by the family so far.
Otherwise a defrauder who was content to defraud a single investor .
85) For instance, the American law concerning good faith purchasers for value holds that a thief has void title and a defrauder has voidable title.
Compare John Skirving Ewart, Waiver Distributed among the Departments Election, Estoppel, Contract, Release (1917) 108: 'for, admitting that the defrauder is not entitled to much sympathy, yet his conduct affords little reason for saying that the other party can retain an indefinite option between approbating and reprobating the transaction', and E Allan Farnsworth, Changing Your Mind: The Law of Regretted Decisions (1998) 188: 'Even the victim of fraud is expected to deal fairly in this way with the one who has perpetuated the fraud'.
Readings that try to make him into an allegorical stand-in figure for the native Australian end up contradicting themselves: if Maggs is both colonizing defrauder and helpless victim of Phipps's murderous designs then his supposed representative function as the colonized subaltern falls apart.
You fear the man who has a dollar less than you, that dollar is rightfully his, he makes you feel like a moral defrauder.
The remaining opposition factors were first minimized compared to the common struggle against a common enemy, the foreigners to the region and the defrauder traders.
As the Tax Court has noted, "a taxpayer who purchases corporate stock on the open market cannot support a claim of theft under California law because there is no privity between the alleged corporate defrauder and the taxpayer.