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Forgery vs. Fraud

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Main Difference

The main difference between Forgery and Fraud is that the Forgery is a process of making, adapting, or imitating objects, statistics, or documents with the intent to deceive and Fraud is a intentional deception made for personal gain or to damage another individual

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  • Forgery (noun)

    The act of forging metal into shape.

    "the forgery of horseshoes"

  • Forgery (noun)

    The act of forging, fabricating, or producing falsely; especially the crime of fraudulently making or altering a writing or signature purporting to be made by another, the false making or material alteration of or addition to a written instrument for the purpose of deceit and fraud.

    "the forgery of a bond"

  • Forgery (noun)

    That which is forged, fabricated, falsely devised or counterfeited.

  • Forgery (noun)

    An invention, creation.

  • Fraud (noun)

    The crime of stealing or otherwise illegally obtaining money by use of deception tactics.

  • Fraud (noun)

    Any act of deception carried out for the purpose of unfair, undeserved and/or unlawful gain.

  • Fraud (noun)

    The assumption of a false identity to such deceptive end.

  • Fraud (noun)

    A person who performs any such trick.

  • Fraud (noun)

    A trap or snare.

  • Fraud (verb)

    To defraud

Wiktionary
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  • Forgery (noun)

    The act of forging metal into shape.

  • Forgery (noun)

    The act of forging, fabricating, or producing falsely; esp., the crime of fraudulently making or altering a writing or signature purporting to be made by another; the false making or material alteration of or addition to a written instrument for the purpose of deceit and fraud; as, the forgery of a bond.

  • Forgery (noun)

    That which is forged, fabricated, falsely devised, or counterfeited.

  • Fraud (noun)

    Deception deliberately practiced with a view to gaining an unlawful or unfair advantage; artifice by which the right or interest of another is injured; injurious stratagem; deceit; trick.

  • Fraud (noun)

    An intentional perversion of truth for the purpose of obtaining some valuable thing or promise from another.

  • Fraud (noun)

    A trap or snare.

Webster Dictionary
  • Forgery (noun)

    a copy that is represented as the original

  • Forgery (noun)

    criminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud

  • Fraud (noun)

    intentional deception resulting in injury to another person

  • Fraud (noun)

    a person who makes deceitful pretenses

  • Fraud (noun)

    something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

Princeton's WordNet

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