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som cursed fraud Of Enemie hath beguil'd thee, yet unknown, And mee with thee hath ruind, for with thee Certain my resolution is to Die; How can I live without thee, how forgoe Thy sweet Converse and Love so dearly joyn'd, To live again in these wilde Woods forlorn?
What words have past thy Lips, ADAM severe, Imput'st thou that to my default, or will Of wandering, as thou call'st it, which who knows But might as ill have happ'nd thou being by, Or to thy self perhaps: hadst thou bin there, Or bere th' attempt, thou couldst not have discernd Fraud in the Serpent, speaking as he spake; No ground of enmitie between us known, Why hee should mean me ill, or seek to harme.
He has abused your credulity and involved you all in an attempted fraud, for when all is said and done this claim is nothing else
But Glinda was now really angry, and sent word to Jinjur that the fraud was discovered and she must deliver up the real Mombi or suffer terrible consequences.
For, granting that there may be an unjust man who is able to commit injustice either by fraud or force, still this does not convince me of the superior advantage of injustice, and there may be others who are in the same predicament with myself.
But I warn you, by all I hold most solemn and most sacred, that instant will have you apprehended on a charge of fraud and robbery.
Fraud and robbery are high-sounding words--justified, you think, by a fancied resemblance in some young imp to an idle daub of a dead man's Brother
Executives who strip corporations of money for their own use (called "looting control frauds" in criminological circles) use accounting fraud as a weapon of choice to inflate income and net worth.
These changes present new opportunities for law enforcement to work with the accounting community in detecting, preventing, and investigating a myriad of financial crimes long before companies report such frauds for criminal investigation, if they report them at all.
This is a particularly puzzling approach, because LaFollette has taken such pains not to indulge us with the psychodramas and operatics of genuine scientific frauds.
Zikmund has 20 years of experience in the investigation of complex financial frauds, conducting forensic audit engagements, and providing litigation support for a variety of antifraud programs and controls.
The 419 frauds are a variation of advance fee swindles.
Since 1987, bank frauds committed by nonemployees have risen dramatically and now account for more than 60 percent of all financial institution fraud.
b) Despite the publicity generated by large frauds such as Enron and WorldCom, several studies have documented that the risk of financial statement fraud is higher in smaller companies.
Law enforcement authorities continually confront new and complex schemes involving credit card frauds committed against financial institutions and bank card companies.