false representation

false representation - (See mail fraud)

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  • false representation — ˌfalse represenˈtation noun [countable, uncountable] LAW the crime of obtaining money from someone by deceiving them, especially by pretending that something is true when it is not; = FRAUD: • If an advertising campaign violates the law, the… …   Financial and business terms

  • false representation — n: an untrue or incorrect representation regarding a material fact that is made with knowledge or belief of its inaccuracy see also misrepresentation Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • false representation — For purposes of the common law tort of fraudulent misrepresentation, such may be either an affirmative misrepresentation or a failure to disclose a material fact when a duty to disclose that fact has arisen. Rothenberg v. Aero Mayflower Transit… …   Black's law dictionary

  • false representation — A misrepresentation. 22 Am J2d False Pret § 72. See false pretense; representation …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • false representation — illegal representation, incorrect depiction, misleading representation (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • false representation — noun 1. : an untrue representation willfully made to deceive another to his damage 2. : a representation in fact untrue but recklessly made when the maker has no knowledge as to its truth or falsity 3. : a promise made with no intention of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • false representation of fact — index false pretense Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • give a false representation — index misrepresent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • representation — rep‧re‧sen‧ta‧tion [ˌreprɪzenˈteɪʆn] noun 1. [uncountable] when someone else speaks for you: • There has been a decline in union representation in the auto industry. ˌboard represenˈtation when the heads of particular departments or groups… …   Financial and business terms

  • false — adj 1: not genuine, authentic, or legitimate compare counterfeit 2 a: not true or correct; esp: intentionally or knowingly untrue or incorrect injured by false accusations b: intended to mislead or deceive: decept …   Law dictionary

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