Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
1) A person to whom title to property or a business is transferred (sometimes known as a "front") for the sole purpose of concealing the true owner -- for example, a person is listed as the owner of a bar in order to conceal a criminal who cannot obtain a liquor license. 2) A fallacious argument intended to distract.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:25 pm