intrinsic fraud

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fraud (as by use of forged documents or false claims or perjury) that misleads a court or jury and induces a finding for the one perpetrating the fraud

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It said the lawyer's negligence in keeping track of the case and his failure to apprise his client of its development do not constitute intrinsic fraud.
(14) A request for relief as a result of intrinsic fraud is brought by way of motion in the original action, while a request for relief as a result of extrinsic fraud is brought by an independent action, separate and apart from the original judgment, to attack the judgment and relieve a party from its terms.
The court held the misrepresentation to be intrinsic fraud, thus, invoking the one-year limitation imposed by Rule 1.540(b) for relief from the judgment.