what is difference between fraud and shammer
From Middle English fraude (recorded since 1345), from Old French fraude, a borrowing from Latin fraus (“deceit, injury, offence”).
- (UK) IPA(key): /fɹɔːd/
- (US) enPR: frôd, IPA(key): /fɹɔd/
- (cot–caught merger, Inland Northern American) enPR: frŏd, IPA(key): /fɹɑd/
- Rhymes: -ɔːd
fraud (countable and uncountable, plural frauds)
- (law) The crime of stealing or otherwise illegally obtaining money by use of deception tactics.
- Any act of deception carried out for the purpose of unfair, undeserved and/or unlawful gain.
- The assumption of a false identity to such deceptive end.
- A person who performs any such trick.
- (obsolete) A trap or snare.
- (criminal) deceit
- (person) faker, fraudster, impostor, cheat(er), trickster
- insurance fraud
- mail fraud
- pious fraud
- wire fraud
fraud (third-person singular simple present frauds, present participle frauding, simple past and past participle frauded)
- (obsolete) To defraud
- false billing
- false advertising
- identity theft
- predatory lending
- white-collar crime
- form removed with the spelling reform of 1938; superseded by frau
sham + -er
shammer (plural shammers)
- A person who shams; a liar or faker.
- Hammers, hammers