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Chicago Business and Commercial Fraud Lawyers

Fraud occurs when one party deceives another for financial gain. Illinois courts generally disfavor the filing of such claims in what otherwise would be a breach of contract case. However, businesses can successfully bring fraud claims under circumstances in which it can be established that a defendant acted with intent to defraud. For example, if a party fails to perform under a contract, a plaintiff generally cannot successfully plead that the party’s failure to perform equates to an act of fraud. If you believe that you have been cheated out of money you are rightfully owed or that you have
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