Definition of Mail fraud

1. Noun. Use of the mails to defraud someone.

Generic synonyms: Fraud

Definition of Mail fraud

1. Noun. (US legal) A class of felonies, providing for a separate and additional federal penalty for any criminal offense whose perpetration involved the use of the postal system of the United States of America. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mail Fraud

mail-order bride
mail-order brides
mail-order buying
mail boat
mail bomb
mail bombs
mail call
mail car
mail carrier
mail clerk
mail fraud (current term)
mail merge
mail order
mail out
mail pouch
mail relay
mail service
mail slot
mail slots
mail stop
mail stops
mail train
mail truck

Literary usage of Mail fraud

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readings on American Federal Government by Paul Samuel Reinsch (1909)
"POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT: mail fraud ORDERS [The post office department is the agency through which the federal government comes into closest contact ..."

2. Financial Investigations: A Financial Approach to Detecting and Resolving Crimesby Don Vogel by Don Vogel (1999)
"false statement — false writing or entry • Matter within jurisdiction of any US agency mail fraud Chapter 63 of Title 18 contains statutes relating to the ..."

3. Consumers Resource Handbook 1994 by Polly Baca (1993)
"To report a problem with mail order, contact the US Postal Inspection Service or the Postal Crime Hotline at 1 (800) 654-8896. mail fraud • Read the offer ..."

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