Definitions

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  • adj. Acting against fraud.

Etymologies

anti- +‎ fraud. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A municipal borrower that misleads investors in borrowing documents or uses money raised for other purposes could violate antifraud provisions.

    Cities Hit as Funds From Bonds Pay Other Bills

  • In 2003, the SEC ordered Miami to cease and desist from future violations of antifraud provisions after concluding the city had misled bond buyers by moving money among agencies to mask a deficit.

    Cities Hit as Funds From Bonds Pay Other Bills

  • WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama is expected to call on Congress in his State of the Union address Tuesday to pass legislation to toughen antifraud laws governing the financial industry, a person familiar with his plans said.

    Obama Expected to Call for Tougher Wall Street Penalties

  • The SEC's Complaint charges Poteroba, Koval, and Vorobiev with violating Section 10 (b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10-b5 thereunder, the general antifraud provisions of the federal securities laws, and Section 14 (e) of the Exchange Act and Rule 14e-3 thereunder, the tender offer fraud provisions.

    Bill Singer: Insider Trading: Frequent Flyers, Potatoes and Macy's

  • The SEC sent St. Joe notice on June 24 that it had issued an "order of private investigation" covering a variety of issues, including antifraud provisions of federal securities laws and issues related to compliance in reporting public information by St. Joe stockholders who own more than a 5% share in the company, including Fairholme Funds Inc., the investment firm controlled by Mr. Berkowitz, the filing said.

    St. Joe Subject of SEC Investigation

  • Meanwhile, antifraud measures, inspired more by misguided fears than actual evidence of widespread cheating, cost the government more to implement than they save.

    Matthew Yglesias » Better Nutrition Programs

  • The Obama administration is responding by cracking down on state governments' antifraud measures.

    The Food-Stamp Crime Wave

  • Italian Police seized $36 million in assets from Chinese-owned firmscompanies in Italy's textile-making areas near Florence, in an antifraud crackdown on Chinese producers.

    What's News—

  • Italian police seized around $36 million in assets from Chinese-owned companies in textile-making areas near Florence in an antifraud crackdown on Chinese producers.

    What's News

  • ROME—Police on Tuesday seized €25 million $36 million in assets from Chinese-owned companies in Italy's storied textile-making areas near Florence, in an antifraud crackdown on Chinese producers that have become an increasingly dominant presence in the Italian fashion industry.

    Italian Police Raid Chinese Businesses

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