Lying Versus Fraud

From: B Sent: Friday, April 27, 2018 8:48 PM To: wblock@loyno.edu Subject: correction I left out an important part of the definition of fraud: The intentionally making a false statement of fact with intent to deceive. A novelist deliberately makes false statements of fact with the intention of gaining something of value (book sales), but there is no fraud because there is no intent to deceive. The readers understand the novelist is telling an invented story for the purpose of entertainment. Dear B: I now make a false statement with the intent to decieve you. My statement is: “2+2=5.” Ha! … Continue reading Lying Versus Fraud