Latin Legal Terms


Decipio or “deceptus” – this Latin verb literally means ensnare, trap, cheat. It applies in the area of Criminal Law, where details the crime “fraud”. It is a financial crime, where usually one person misleads another with the role to collect illegally money from them.

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