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Is concealing information on a buy/sell commercial real

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Is concealing information on a buy/sell commercial real estate transaction criminal fraud?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.

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Criminal fraud is usually reserved for a fraud perpetuated against the state or federal government (bankruptcy fraud, tax fraud, mail fraud, etc.).

Thus, this likely would be a matter of civil fraud or intentional misrepresentation. So, the person could file a civil suit for damages, but it's not likely something that would be criminally chargeable.