The movie, Innocence of Muslims, depicts Muhammad as a fraud and a womanizer.
Allen Stanford was convicted of a $7 billion fraud Tuesday in federal court.
His minister of industry, Ali Akbar Mehrabian, was arrested and convicted of fraud.
Political trouble finds him even when he is denouncing politics as a fraud.
We are overwhelmed with data from every quarter, and our capacity to filter fact from fraud is limited.
The whole business was provocative of fraud and perjury and bribery.
How that first act of fraud about the rod had been the beginning of all this misery.
Second, that I will prevent, to the utmost of my power, theft and every fraud in all ranks of men.
Nothing was now wanting to complete the fraud but the signature of the governor.
Has diplomacy been entirely stripped of fraud and duplicity?
"criminal deception," early 14c., from Old French fraude "deception, fraud" (13c.), from Latin fraudem (nominative fraus) "deceit, injury." The noun meaning "impostor, humbug" is attested from 1850. Pious fraud "deception practiced for the sake of what is deemed a good purpose" is from 1560s.