fraudulent scheme

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Noun1.fraudulent scheme - an illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit
endeavor, endeavour, enterprise - a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness); "he had doubts about the whole enterprise"
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Apparently to try and lure Robert to uphold some fraudulent scheme in which she is interested.
And what did she mean by boasting that she had got you to lend your support, your name, to a thing I have heard you describe as the most dishonest and fraudulent scheme there has ever been in political life?
Summary: New fraudulent scheme involves individuals using stolen credit cards
The House of Representatives earlier investigated Winston Q8's allegedly fraudulent scheme of charging OFWs at expensive rates to process their medical examinations for their visas to Kuwait.
For example, no theft loss occurs for purposes of IRC section 165 when a taxpayer buys stock on the open market and the company subsequently is found to be running a fraudulent scheme.
Whispers had pretty much forgotten about Lase Med until this news arrived: Carpenter was convicted earlier this month of operating a fraudulent scheme by claiming to cure cancer.
The SEC says that the whistleblower's "specific and detailed information comprehensively laid out the fraudulent scheme which otherwise would have been very difficult for investigators to detect.
According to him, such frauds were not made up in our country and it is not the first time for someone to abuse a certain institution in order to create a fraudulent scheme.
Pratt & Whitney uncovered a fraudulent scheme of testing engine parts Pratt & Whitney uncovered a fraudulent scheme of testing engine parts by another unit of United Tech, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday Mar.
The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has issued an alert regarding a fraudulent scheme involving the communication of false, misleading and deceptive information by an entity purporting to be "Dubai Financial Investment Capital" operating the following website - http://www.
Disclosure of the fraudulent scheme prevented damage in the amount of 3 million som for the energy sector of the country and sale of electricity meters at overstated prices for population, the State National Security Committee said.
A company employee is said to have run a fraudulent scheme between 2004 and 2009, involving 13 Citi Asia clients.