Can Saying Nothing Lead To A Fraud Case?
There are many ways that speech can be considered a crime, ranging from incitement to violence to defamation. A more common example in the world of civil law might be intentional misrepresentation cases. However, sometimes saying nothing can be just as harmful as saying the wrong thing, and intentionally withholding information can create numerous opportunities for economic harm. This situation is known as fraudulent misrepresentation by omission when dealing with securities law. [Read More]