fraudulent scheme

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an illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit

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A new fraudulent scheme has surfaced in the UAE and this involves some people contacting residents and offering to pay their telecom bills at a discount.
Winston allegedly earns P560 million annually from the purported fraudulent scheme.
2004 (December): Taxpayer learned that his $70,000 investment had been in a fraudulent scheme.
1 million "representing proceeds obtained as a result of her fraudulent scheme," according to the U.
Insiders may hold the key to helping our investigators unlock intricate fraudulent schemes," said Andrew Ceresney, director of the SEC's Division of Enforcement, in a statement.
The fraudulent scheme operating under the name "Dubai Financial Investment Capital" is falsely purporting to offer financial capital to businesses seeking funding.
28 June 2011 - BBVA Paraguay, owned by Spanish bank BBVA (MCE:BBVA), said on Monday it was replacing its chief executive officer (CEO) Vicente Bogliolo and board members within efforts to erase the stain on its reputation of a recent fraudulent scheme.
Hughes, 31, was charged with fraud, two counts of fraudulent scheme and two offences under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, acording to the Crown Office .
Former boxer Kelbie faces five fraud charges, three money laundering charges, attempted fraud and being involved in a fraudulent scheme.
I knew I was participating in a fraudulent scheme," DiPascali told U.
Over the false labeling scandal in Marugame, several others, including a meat shop owner and a meat wholesaler, have been indicted for their alleged involvement in the similar fraudulent scheme.
District Court in Miami for their involvement in a fraudulent scheme to manipulate the bid process for the construction of the Piarco International Airport in Trinidad, it was reported Nov.
6015-1 (d), a fraudulent scheme includes one to defraud the Service or another third party, including, but not limited to, creditors, ex-spouses and business partners.
In sentencing Lane, Judge Stanley told him: 'In large measure you were responsible for both Mr Pritchard and Mr O'Connor's downfall by interesting them in the rich pickings to be made from this fraudulent scheme.