Fraud Act 2006

The Fraud Act 2006 defines the criminal offence of fraud and relates to obtaining property by deception. The Act gives a statutory definition of the criminal offence of fraud, defining it in three classes:

  • Fraud by false representation
  • Fraud by failing to disclose information
  • Fraud by abuse of position

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Date created: 2006

Author: UK Government