cyberfraud


cyberfraud
cyberfraud UK [ˈsaɪbə(r)ˌfrɔːd] US [ˈsaɪbərˌfrɔd] noun [uncountable]
crime involving the use of the Internet to obtain money from someone by tricking them
Thesaurus: crimes in finance and businesshyponym general words for crimessynonym

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