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  • She stole money by filing a fraudulent insurance claim.
  • She was convicted of a fraudulent home loan scheme.
  • She is a fraud.
  • a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes

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  • His heart as far from fraud as heaven from earth.
    Shakespeare  --  Two Gentlemen of Verona
  • the fraudulent conduct of a false friend
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • It is because your husband is himself fraudulent and dishonest that we pair so well together.
    Oscar Wilde  --  An Ideal Husband
  • I think it is not easy to prove she’s fraud, and the town gone so silly.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • You’re a fraud, that’s what you are!
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Proctor, respected and even feared in Salem, has come to regard himself as a kind of fraud.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible

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  • She’s a fraud: the whole world is a fraud, one bright, shiny scam.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • Still another insisted that fraud had been committed.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • The one facility he’d always trusted—memory—was a fraud.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • He’d skipped town, they’d say, because he was a fraud, a quack whom we never should’ve trusted.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • For Internet auction fraud.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • He had masqueraded at the hospital for eight years conducting competency evaluations on people accused of crimes before his fraud was uncovered.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • For in my own way I comprised it, my yearning and wishing and my wanton hope, the sum of which, at end, amounted to a complete and utter fraudulence.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • "If you refuse to charge me a reasonable price, then I’ll have no choice but to report you for fraud."
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • A fat lot of good it’s brought this family, with people banging on the door and all the neighbors thinking we’ve been done for benefit fraud or some such.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • Then, turning to Milo, he said, "Don’t believe a thing this old fraud says."
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth
  • But I suppose that’s the way with such women: They wouldn’t be minxes if they weren’t masters of artifice and fraud.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • Lorenzo allowed himself to feel a moment of hope and prayed that the Realtor wasn’t a fraud.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • I’m a coward and a fraud and I murdered his spirit.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • I had been recalcitrant, had not gone through the chain of command, had cheated the county out of gas money, had obtained the gas fraudulently, had lied, broken promises, and failed to live up to obligations and commitments.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • The cheap fraud
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • But I think these things are impenetrable and fraudulent, and I can’t do them without feeling I’m acting.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • The Lake Lachrymose Police Department will be happy to capture a known criminal wanted for fraud, murder, and the endangerment of children.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • "By your own admission, you’ve committed fraud, theft, and murder.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • "No thanks," I said, conscious of Mrs. Vogel’s gaze boring into me, cold fraudulent smile, eyes like agate chips in her smooth, aging-milkmaid face.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Ends up he did two years up in Lampoc for securities fraud.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • I had never encountered a being who deliberately perpetrated fraud against himself.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • I swear, since seeing Your face, the whole world is fraud and fantasy.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Also, is the Dutch Tulip Man a fraud or does he really love them?
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • He found himself incapable of managing his slaves either by force, fear, or fraud.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • But Valentine knew it was a fraud.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • They are merely honest and call a thing by its name; for there is a very great deal of fraud, injustice, and baseness in the army.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • He was implicated in that share-pushing fraud of Bennito’s three years ago-we’re sure of that though we can’t prove it.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • "But, dear me, that must be a fraud!" said Pierre, naively, who had listened attentively to the pilgrim.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Oh Harry, you aren’t going to pay attention to anything that old fraud says?
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • She felt like a fraud.
    Jane Yolen  --  The Devils Arithmetic
  • President, I indignantly protest to you that this is a forgery and a fraud.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Damn shame, what? I should sue the shop for fraud.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • These despised themselves, as being the dupes of a wily fraud, a guileful snake in the grass.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • Nobody is saying Christ was a fraud, or denying that He walked the earth and inspired millions to better lives.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • I am Nephilim, no matter how much I might think the Covenant is useless and the Law fraudulent.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • A fraud and murder investigation into the alleged suicide of a prominent local banker.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • On those criteria Zaphod Beeblebrox is one of the most successful Presidents the Galaxy has ever had—he has already spent two of his ten presidential years in prison for fraud.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • Years later, when it turned out that he was a fraud, you can imagine what the effect was.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • The purpose of government was the guarding of property-rights, the perpetuation of ancient force and modern fraud.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • "He saved your life," Clary pointed out, feeling like a fraud— after all, Jace had come along to the Dumort only because he’d been worried he’d get in trouble if she got herself killed.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
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