Definition of Fraudulent

Based on fraud; proceeding from or characterized by fraud; tainted by fraud; done, made, or effected with a purpose or design to carry out a fraud. See also False and fraudulent; Fraud.

A statement, or claim, or document, is "fraudulent” if it was falsely made, or caused to be made, with the intent to deceive.

To act with "intent to defraud” means to act willfully, and with the specific intent to deceive or cheat; ordinarily for the purpose of either causing some financial loss to.another, or bringing about some financial gain to oneself.

That's the definition of Fraudulent in Black's Law Dictionary 6th Edition. Courtesy of