Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Based on fraud; proceeding from or characterized by fraud; tainted by fraud; done, made or effected with a purpose or design to carry out a fraud.
    —Fraudulent alienation. In a general sense, the transfer of property with an intent to defraud creditors, lienors, or others. In a particular sense, the act of an administrator who wastes the assets of the estate by giving them away or selling at a gross undervalue. Rhame v. Lewis, 13 Rich. Eq. (S. Ct) 269.
    — Fraudulent alienee. One who knowingly receives from an administrator assets of the estate under circumstances which make it a fraudulent alienation on the part of the administrator. Id.
    —Fraudulent concealment. The hiding or suppression of a material fact or circumstance which the party is legally or morally bound to disclose. Magee v. Insurance Co., 92 U. S. 93, 23 L. Ed. 699 ; Page v. Parker, 43 N. H. 367, 80 Am. Dec. 172; Jordan v. Pickett 78 Ala. 339; Small v. Graves, 7 Barb. (N. Y.) 578.
    —Fraudulent conveyance. A conveyance or transfer of property, the obj'ect of which is to defraud a creditor, or hinder or delay him, or to put such property beyond his reach. Seymour v. Wilson, 14 N. Y. 509; Lock-yer v. De Hart, 6 N. J. Law, 458; Land v. Jeffries, 5 Rand. (Va.) 601; Blodgett v. Webster, 24 N. H. 103. Every transfer of property or charge thereon made, every obligation incurred, and every judicial proceeding taken with intent to delay or defraud any creditor or other person of his demands, is void against all creditors of the debtor, and their successors in interest, and against any person upon whom the estate of the debtor devolves in trust for the benefit of others than the debtor. Civ. Code Cal. § 3439
    —Fraudulent conveyances, statutes of, or against. The name given to two celebrated English statutes,
    —the statute 13 Eliz. c. 5, made perpetual by 29 Eliz. c. 5 ; and the statute 27 Eliz. c. 4, made perpefual by 29 Eliz. c. 18.
    —Fraudulent preferences. In English law. Every conveyance or transfer of property or charge thereon made, every judgment made, every obligation incurred, and every judicial proceeding taken or suffered by any person unable to pay his debts as they become due from his own moneys, in favor of any creditor, with a view of giving such creditor a preference over other creditors, shall be deemed fraudulent and void if the debtor become bankrupt within three months. 32 & 33 Viet. c. 71, § 92.
    —Fraudulent representation. A false statement, made with knowledge of its falsity, with the intention to persuade another or influence his action, and on which that other relies and by which he is deceived to his prejudice. See Wakefield Rattan Co. v. Tappan, 70 Hun, 405, 24 N. Y. Supp. 430; Montgomery St. Ry. Co., v. Matthews, 77 Ala. 364, 54 Am. Rep. 60; Righter v. Roller, 31 Ark. 174; Page v. Parker, 48 N. H. 363, 80 Am. Dec. 172.