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Word: fraudulent

Definition: cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle


Sentences Containing 'fraudulent'

A pair of stuffed gloves was found in his room, as well as cheesecloth, reaching rods and other fraudulent devices in his luggage.
After a trial Monck was convicted for his fraudulent mediumship and was sentenced to three months in prison.
After the exposure of the fraudulent use of stage magic tricks by physical mediums such as the Davenport Brothers and the Bangs Sisters, mediumship fell into disrepute.
Feilding was convinced all of the phenomena was fraudulent and saw the second visit as totally worthless.
Florence Cook a medium Crookes supported had been "trained in the arts of the séance" by Herne and was repeatedly exposed as a fraudulent medium.
Florence Cook had been "trained in the arts of the séance" by Herne and was repeatedly exposed as a fraudulent medium.
Following the fraudulent election, Ngige took a more independent direction, resulting in Uba kidnapping him back to the site, and violently extracting a "letter of resignation".
For Voltaire, the convulsionnaire phenomenon epitomized irrational superstition and fraudulent religion.
Frank Herne a British medium who formed a partnership with the medium Charles Williams was repeatedly exposed in fraudulent materialization séances.
Hale testified in U.S. District Court that Gov. Bill Clinton pressured him to make a fraudulent $300,000 loan and that he not be named in the loan.
He was elected by a vote of 40-1, although historian Claudio Rendina has pronounced this election fraudulent.
In 1931 George Valiantine was exposed as a fraud in the séance room as it was discovered that he produced fraudulent "spirit" fingerprints in wax.
In 1966 the SPR member Simeon Edmunds published "Spiritualism: A Critical Study" which concluded the majority of mediums that had been investigated were fraudulent.
In 1990 the researcher Gordon Stein discovered that the levitation photograph of the medium Carmine Mirabelli was fraudulent.
In January 2010 she attacked the IPCC, accusing the report from the panel of being based on fraudulent data.
In other cases the legal resident is an unwitting victim of a fraudulent marriage.
In the late 19th century the fraudulent methods of spirit photographers such as David Duguid and Edward Wyllie were revealed by psychical researchers.
Investigation into repair costs fraudulent claims.
It bears the evident marks of having originally been, what the honest and downright Doctor Douglas assures us it was, a scheme of fraudulent debtors to cheat their creditors.
It employs investigators to combat auto theft, identity theft, and fraudulent document-related crimes that take place in New York.
It implies that the medium brings to the sitting a duplicate slide and faked plates for fraudulent purposes."
It is the opinion of many astronomers that such businesses are fraudulent because the names assigned by businesses are not recognised by the International Astronomical Union and have no official status.
It was particularly critical of the behaviour of former Premier Brian Burke who was subsequently convicted for two years on charges of fraudulent behavior in 1994.
Magicians have a long history of exposing the fraudulent methods of mediumship.
Maume went on to state that the case was 'fraudulent'.
On June 25, 2009, Lopez was charged by the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office with four felonies: fraudulent voter registration, fraudulent document filing, perjury and fraudulent voting.
Quackery is the promotion of unproven or fraudulent medical practices.
Radical opposition parties, including the Guinean People's Rally (RPG) and the Union of Forces for the Republic, chose to boycott the election, believing that it would be fraudulent.
She finds Brian, and also finds out from Eckert that there was three million dollars from their fraudulent business scheme on board the missing boat.
She was suspended from the legislature after pleading guilty to theft, fraudulent misappropriation, and misconduct in office.
That bounties upon exportation have been abused, to many fraudulent purposes, is very well known.
The British materialization medium Rosina Mary Showers was caught in many fraudulent séances throughout her career.
The ectoplasm materializations of the French medium Eva Carrière were exposed as fraudulent.
The end of the road for the quack medicines now considered grossly fraudulent in the nations of North America and Europe came in the early 20th century.
The exposures of fraudulent activity led to a rapid decline in ectoplasm and materialization séances.
The fraudulent medium Ronald Edwin confessed he had duped his séance sitters and revealed the fraudulent methods he had used in his book "Clock Without Hands" (1955).
The House of Lords chose to extend the principal liability of employers, to cover fraudulent representations made by employees with no actual or ostensible authority to make them.
The Hungarian medium Ladislas Lasslo confessed that all of his spirit materializations were fraudulent in 1924.
The NFA oversees and protects investors from fraudulent commodities and futures activities.
The practice of obtaining residency through marriage is illegal in the United States if the marriage itself is fraudulent.
The Seybert Commission was a group of faculty at the University of Pennsylvania who in 1884-1887 exposed fraudulent mediums such as Pierre L. O. A. Keeler and Henry Slade.
The SPR's investigations into mediumship exposed many fraudulent mediums which contributed to the decline of interest in physical mediumship.
Thereupon, the test for vicarious liability of fraud was whether it was within an employee's authority – either actual, or outwardly appearing – to carry out the fraudulent actions that he did.
These are widely regarded as ineffective, if not fraudulent, and examples have been tested and shown not to work.
This liability was extended in the early 20th century, to cover fraudulent actions which were not of benefit to the employer, a previous requirement.
This method was used to prevent fraudulent requests for horses.
This observation, however, may very probably be the mere suggestion of fraudulent dealers, whose smuggling is either prevented or detected by their diligence.
Those opposed claim that the subject is irrelevant and fraudulent.
When the intent becomes one of keeping the property, it is a theft. Fraudulent conversion.
Wisconsin also does not require auto insurance of its drivers, though no representation (itself fraudulent?)

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