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Intent to defraud

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INTENT TO DEFRAUD - the specific intent to deceive or cheat, ordinarily for the purpose of causing some financial loss to another, or bringing about some financial gain to one's self.


: false representations concerning past or present facts that are made with the intent to defraud another ;also : the crime of obtaining title to another's property by false pretenses compare ...
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has been modified by the act of March 3, 1837, which enacts as follows: Section 9, That anything in the fifteenth section of the act to which this is additional to the contrary notwithstanding That, whenever by mistake, accident, or inadvertence, and without any wilful default or intent to defraud ...

A transfer of a debtor's property made with intent to defraud or for which the debtor receives less than the transferred property's value.
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Forgery: The false making or material altering with intent to defraud of any writing which, if genuine, might be the foundation of a legal liability.

Forgery - Intentionally falsifying or altering a document with the intent to defraud.
Fraud - An intentional misrepresentation designed to deprive another of property or rights, or to inflict injury in some manner.

Willfully and unlawfully damaging real or personal property by means of fire or explosives or while committing a "felony". This offense includes damaging one's own property with the intent to defraud an insurer.

"Every one who, by deceit, falsehood or other fraudulent means, whether or not it is a false pretence within the meaning of this Act, defrauds the public or any person, whether ascertained or not, of any property, money or valuable security or any service ... (or) ... with intent to defraud, ...

See also: See also: What is the meaning of Fraud, Lawyer, Intent, Person, State?

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