The Bible is a special book that covers every aspect of life. The Bible is so clear when it comes to the issue of fraud. Fraud is the crime of gaining money or financial benefits by a trick or by lying.
Here is what the Bible has to say about fraud – internet fraud
1. Proverbs 20:17
Food gained by fraud tastes sweet, but one ends up with a mouth full of gravel.
2. Proverbs 13:11
Wealth from get-rich-quick schemes quickly disappears; wealth from hard work grows over time.
3. Jeremiah 17:11
The person who gets money dishonestly is like a bird that hatches eggs it didn’t lay. In the prime of life he will lose his riches, and in the end he is nothing but a fool.
4. Leviticus 19:13
Do not defraud or rob your neighbor. “‘Do not hold back the wages of a hired worker overnight.
5. Proverbs 16:8
It is better to have a little, honestly earned, than to have a large income, dishonestly gained.
6. Proverbs 28:22
Greedy people try to get rich quick but don’t realize they’re headed for poverty.
7. Proverbs 10:2
Ill-gotten treasures have no lasting value, but righteousness delivers from death.
8. Mark 10:19
You know the commandments: ‘You shall not murder, you shall not commit adultery, you shall not steal, you shall not give false testimony, you shall not defraud, honor your father and mother.
9. Micah 2:1-3
Woe to those who plan iniquity, to those who plot evil on their beds! At morning’s light they carry it out because it is in their power to do it. They covet fields and seize them, and houses, and take them. They defraud people of their homes, they rob them of their inheritance. Therefore, the LORD says: “I am planning disaster against this people, from which you cannot save yourselves. You will no longer walk proudly, for it will be a time of calamity.
10. Proverbs 22:16-17
One who oppresses the poor to increase his wealth and one who gives gifts to the rich–both come to poverty. Pay attention and turn your ear to the sayings of the wise; apply your heart to what I teach, for it is pleasing when you keep them in your heart and have all of them ready on your lips.