bankruptcy fraud – fraudulent acts (i.e. destroying, withholding, or falsifying documents, concealing assets) to defeat bankruptcy-code provisions

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bankruptcy fraud:

1. A fraudulent act connected to a bankruptcy case; especially, any of several proscribed acts performed knowingly and fraudulently in a bankruptcy case, such as concealing assets or destroying, withholding, or falsifying documents in an effort to defeat bankruptcy-code provisions.  See 18 USCA § 152. — aka criminal bankruptcy; bankruptcy crime.

Laws Against Bankruptcy Fraud:

18 U.S.C. § 152 – Concealment of assets; false oaths and claims; bribery


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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6



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