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Fraud may be a crime, or a tort (civil wrong): only criminal fraud can be a "felony". The Washington criminal laws about fraud are here, and they are all fairly specific, such as selling or destroying encumbered property (which is a misdemeanor anyhow), or conducting a mock auction. Most frauds are misdemeanors, though forgeries are in the felony ...


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australia MARKET MISCONDUCT AND OTHER PROHIBITED CONDUCT RELATING TO FINANCIAL PRODUCTS AND FINANCIAL SERVICES The Corporations Act deals with this in Part 7.10. The activity you describe is not an offence. The closest is that of "Inducing persons to deal* in s1041F but that requires "making or publishing a statement, promise or forecast if the ...


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