extrinsic fraud
extrinsic fraud see fraud

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

extrinsic fraud
Fraudulent acts which keep a person from obtaining information about his or her rights to enforce a contract or getting evidence to defend against a lawsuit. This could include destroying evidence or misleading an ignorant person about the right to sue.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

extrinsic fraud
n.
   fraudulent acts which keep a person from obtaining information about his/her rights to enforce a contract or getting evidence to defend against a lawsuit. This could include destroying evidence or misleading an ignorant person about the right to sue. Extrinsic fraud is distinguished from "intrinsic fraud," which is the fraud that is the subject of a lawsuit.
   See also: fraud, intrinsic fraud

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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