Definition and Explanation of the Crimes of Fraud and False Pretences

August 24, 2011 by  
Category: Criminal Law, Fraud, General

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Bruce Engel of Engel and Associates, criminal lawyers in Ottawa, defines and explains the crimes of fraud and false pretences. To commit fraud means to deprive somebody of something by deceit or a falsehood and to induce a state of mind through a specific course of action. Fraud uses deception to deprive people of things […]