collateral fraud

Definition of "collateral fraud"
  1. A type of deception outside the main issue at hand
How to use "collateral fraud" in a sentence
  1. The small business owner was a victim of collateral fraud when additional, unexpected charges appeared on his vendor invoices.
  2. Law enforcement uncovered collateral fraud when they found cooked books unrelated to the company's primary financial statements.
  3. In her lawsuit, the plaintiff alleged collateral fraud, claiming that falsities were purposefully hidden within the tangential details.

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