This chapter examines property offences in Great Britain, focusing on fraud and making off without payments. It explains the key provisions of the Fraud Act 2006 for different types of fraud, which include fraud by false representation, fraud by failing to disclose information, fraud by abuse of position, and obtaining services dishonestly. The chapter discusses the Actus Reus and Mens Rea elements of these offences, provides several examples of relevant cases, and analyses court decisions in each of them.
Keywords: property offences; Great Britain; fraud; making off; Fraud Act 2006; Actus Reus; Mens Rea; false representation; abuse of position
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Subjects: Criminal Law
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