Category: Fraud

Legal fraud consists of a material representation of a presently existing or past fact, made with knowledge of its falsity, with the intention that the other party rely thereon, and he does so rely to his damage

New Jersey’s Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act allows creditors to seek property, even after the debtor has transferred the property, if inadequate consideration is given or the transfer is made to defraud the creditor

Claim for common law fraud

Common law fraud

Equitable fraud

If the allegations do not set forth with specificity, or constitute as pleaded, satisfaction of the elements of legal or equitable fraud, a court may dismiss the complaint

Where a party presents distinctly different claims for relief in one lawsuit, work on the non-CFA claims are not counted against a defendant

The Consumer Fraud Act is intended to protect consumers who purchase goods or services generally sold to the public at large

A party arguing that a fraud was committed on the court must demonstrate, clearly and convincingly, that a party has sentiently set in motion some unconscionable scheme calculated to interfere with the judicial system’s ability [to] impartially . . . adjudicate a matter by improperly influencing the trier or unfairly hampering the presentation of the opposing party’s claim or defense

The New Jersey Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act prevents a debtor from placing his or her property beyond a creditor’s reach and from deliberately cheating a creditor by removing his property from the jaws of execution

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