false entry


false entry
Literally, an entry in a book or record which does not speak the truth. A criminal offense by a bank officer or employee in making false entries in reports or statements of the bank with the intent to injure or defraud. 10 Am J2d Banks § 234.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • false entry — An untrue statement of items of account by written words, figures, or marks. One making an original false entry makes a false entry in every book which is made up in regular course from the entry or entries from the original book of entry. An… …   Black's law dictionary

  • false entry — An untrue statement of items of account by written words, figures, or marks. One making an original false entry makes a false entry in every book which is made up in regular course from the entry or entries from the original book of entry. An… …   Black's law dictionary

  • making false entry — See false entry …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • false — adj 1: not genuine, authentic, or legitimate compare counterfeit 2 a: not true or correct; esp: intentionally or knowingly untrue or incorrect injured by false accusations b: intended to mislead or deceive: decept …   Law dictionary

  • entry — The act of making or entering a record; a setting down in writing of particulars; or that which is entered; an item. Generally synonymous with recording. In re Labb, D.C.N.Y., 42 F.Supp. 542, 544. See also enroll Enter, in practice, means to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • entry — The act of making or entering a record; a setting down in writing of particulars; or that which is entered; an item. Generally synonymous with recording. In re Labb, D.C.N.Y., 42 F.Supp. 542, 544. See also enroll Enter, in practice, means to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • false — /fɔ:ls/ adjective not true or not correct ● to make a false claim for a product ● to make a false entry in the balance sheet …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • false report — A criminal offense by a corporate officer or director. 19 Am J2d Corp § 1354. See false entry …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • false-hearted — false heartedly, adv. false heartedness, n. /fawls hahr tid/, adj. having a false or treacherous heart; deceitful; perfidious. [1565 75] * * * falseˈ heartˈed adjective Treacherous or deceitful • • • Main Entry: ↑false …   Useful english dictionary

  • false positive — false positive/negative/ phrase an incorrect result of a scientific test One of the biggest complaints about current tests is that they give false positive results. Thesaurus: scientific research and relating to scientific researchhyponym… …   Useful english dictionary


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