criminal fraud

criminal fraud
In taxation, the attempt to evade the payment of lawfully due taxes by willfully filing a false or fraudulent tax return. I.R.C. No.No. 7201, 7207. In other contexts, the crime of larceny by false pretenses or larceny by trick.
See also fraud

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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