fraudnounuk /frɔːd/ us /frɑːd/
fraud noun (CRIME)
- She is suspected of complicity in the fraud.
- This latest episode in the fraud scandal has shocked a lot of people.
- They spent ten years in jail for fraud.
- The fraud depended on hundreds of bank accounts being opened on behalf of straw men.
- His accountant had aided and abetted him in the fraud.