False pretenses is the crime of obtaining money or property through knowingly making false statements. The false statements must have deceived another into delivering title to property. It is distinguished from larceny by obtaining title to property, whereas larceny involves obtaining possession of property.What does the phrase, false pretense, mean?
false pretense - (law) an offense involving intent to defraud and false representation and obtaining property as a result of that misrepresentation. false pretence.What does false pretences mean?
false pretenses. a deliberate misrepresentation of facts, as to obtain title to money or property.What does false pretence mean?
• FALSE PRETENSE (noun) The noun FALSE PRETENSE has 1 sense: 1. (law) an offense involving intent to defraud and false representation and obtaining property as a result of that misrepresentation. Familiarity information: FALSE PRETENSE used as a noun is very rare. Dictionary entry details. • FALSE PRETENSE (noun)