fraud in the factum

Definition of "fraud in the factum"
  1. This is a type of fraudulent practice where a party is tricked into taking part in a transaction, often relating to a contract or promissory note, without understanding the actual nature of what they are getting involved in
How to use "fraud in the factum" in a sentence
  1. The elderly man was a victim of fraud in the factum as he was misled into signing a contract without a clear understanding of its terms.
  2. The company faced charges of committing fraud in the factum by misrepresenting the nature of the investment in promotional material.
  3. The legal team argued that it was a case of fraud in the factum as their client was unaware of the financial implications of the agreement she signed.

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