'Fraud' in Encyclopedia of American Law

Encyclopedia of American Law (Facts on File, 2002)

1 Pages Posted: 6 Feb 2014

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Norman Otto Stockmeyer

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

Date Written: 2002

Abstract

Fraud can be a criminal offense, a cause for recovering money damages, or a basis for avoiding or rewriting a contract, will or trust. This encyclopedia entry attempts to define and explain the essence of fraud in everyday language.

Keywords: fraud

Suggested Citation

Stockmeyer, Norman Otto, 'Fraud' in Encyclopedia of American Law (2002). Encyclopedia of American Law (Facts on File, 2002), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2390905

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