fraud order

fraud order - An order issued by the judicial officer or a delegated assistant directing a postmaster to mark "FRAUDULENT" and to return to sender all mail addressed to any person or concern found violating the postal fraud or lottery statutes. (Also see mail fraud)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • Fraud — • In the common acceptation of the word, an act or course of deception deliberately practised with the view of gaining a wrong and unfair advantage Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Fraud     Fraud …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • fraud — [fro:d US fro:d] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: fraude, from Latin fraus deceiving ] 1.) [U and C] the crime of deceiving people in order to gain something such as money or goods tax/insurance/credit card etc fraud ▪ He s been charged… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • fraud */*/ — UK [frɔːd] / US [frɔd] noun Word forms fraud : singular fraud plural frauds 1) a) [countable/uncountable] the crime of obtaining money from someone by tricking them Police are investigating a complex fraud involving several bogus contractors.… …   English dictionary


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