But if any fraud or treachery is practising against him, I hope that simple love and truth will be strong in the end.
Villainy is the matter; baseness is the matter; deception, fraud, conspiracy, are the matter; and the name of the whole atrocious mass is — HEEP!’
’Something has been got from him by fraud, I know,’ returned Traddles quietly; ’and so do you, Mr. Heep.
’A fraud on the Bank of England?’
Fraud, forgery, and conspiracy.
I could not discover whether my aunt, in her last short conversation with me, had fallen on a pious fraud, or had really mistaken the state of my mind.
Mr. Wickfield, being so weak and helpless in his hands as to pay you, afterwards, several sums of interest on a pretended principal which he knew did not exist, made himself, unhappily, a party to the fraud.’
…into imprudent and ill-judged speculations, and may not have had the money, for which he was morally and legally responsible, in hand; going on with pretended borrowings of money at enormous interest, really coming from — HEEP — and by — HEEP — fraudulently obtained or withheld from Mr. W. himself, on pretence of such speculations or otherwise; perpetuated by a miscellaneous catalogue of unscrupulous chicaneries — gradually thickened, until the unhappy Mr. W. could see no world beyond.
’The old ass has drunk himself into a state of dotage,’ said Uriah, turning uglier than before, ’and it has been got from him by fraud!’
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She stole money by filing a fraudulent insurance claim.
She was convicted of a fraudulent home loan scheme.