gigantic fraud

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  • He had been with her at the last, and was now actually carrying on her gigantic fraud by taking the box to her daughter. Cited from Great Possessions, by Mrs. Wilfrid Ward
  • It was what you call in America a gigantic fraud. Cited from An International Episode, by Henry James
  • I may as well tell you that there is a plot on foot to perpetrate a gigantic fraud against the people. Cited from The Husbands of Edith, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • No, indeed, the boys were not sophisticated enough to see through the gigantic fraud and its advantages. Cited from Married, by August Strindberg
  • The election was a gigantic fraud, and there are no reliable returns of its result. Cited from Messages and Papers of Ulysses S. Grant, Ed. by James D. Richardson
  • He did not believe -- he could not and would not believe -- that Molly was carrying on a gigantic fraud. Cited from Great Possessions, by Mrs. Wilfrid Ward
  • On all sides gigantic frauds were being committed by the capitalists. Cited from Great Fortunes from Railroads, by Gustavus Myers
  • Therefore Moses was constrained to impose his code in writing, once for all, by one gigantic fraud which he must perpetrate himself. Cited from The Emancipation of Massachusetts, by Brooks Adams
  • We will prove to your Honor that a gigantic fraud has been perpetrated during the minority of the child of Colonel Valois. Cited from The Little Lady of Lagunitas, Richard Henry Savage
  • If our religion does not make its influence felt in every phase of our life's activities, it is -- as far as our life and its influence on others is concerned -- a gigantic fraud. Cited from Catholic Problems in Western Canada, by George Thomas Daly
  • In justice to the latter it must be remembered that he had not the faintest idea that he was the instrument of a gigantic fraud from which he was to derive the chief advantage. Cited from Sant' Ilario, by F. Marion Crawford
  • I was delighted to have this chance of seeing Miss Cook, because I had read in the English papers that she had lately been shown up as a gigantic fraud. Cited from Courts of Memory, by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  • In so far as she had ever thought about it -- and she had never really thought about it at all -- Miss Farrow regarded all that she knew of spiritualism as a gigantic fraud. Cited from From Out the Vasty Deep, by Mrs. Belloc Lowndes
  • A sober person could not help drawing the conclusion that the examination was like a line which could be drawn at will between upper and lower classes; and then he saw in the miracle nothing but a gigantic fraud. Cited from Married, by August Strindberg
  • The certificate jewelry business is, in fact, under whatever name carried on, nothing but a gigantic fraud, extending far and wide over the country, and causing many innocent but rather green people losses they can ill afford. Cited from The Secrets Of The Great City, by E. Martin
  • One of the Congressional committees, investigating contracts for other army material and provisions, found the fullest evidences of gigantic frauds. Cited from Great Fortunes from Railroads, by Gustavus Myers
  • A gigantic fraud, just perpetrated by Philip; had descended like a thunderbolt upon the provinces and upon all commercial Europe, and had utterly blasted the unfortunate viceroy. Cited from History United Netherlands, 1597-98 by Motley
  • The recent suits brought by the Government against the Sugar Trust for gigantic frauds in cheating in the importation of sugar, were only an indication of the increasing frauds. Cited from Great Fortunes from Railroads, by Gustavus Myers
  • It was largely by means of his corrupt alliance with the Tweed "ring" that Gould was able to put through his gigantic frauds from 1868 to 1872. Cited from Great Fortunes from Railroads, by Gustavus Myers
  • The Central Bank could have spotted Bernie Madoff's gigantic fraud, when he started using Irish funds to cheat ordinary investors out of billions in what is considered to be the largest financial fraud in U.S. history.