What is BADGE OF FRAUD?

A term used relatively to the law of fraudulent conveyances made to hinder and defraud creditors. It is defined as a fact tending to throw suspicion upon a transaction, and calling for an explanation. Bump, Fraud. Conv. 31; Gould v. Sanders, 69 Mich. 5, 37 N. W. 37; Bryant v. Kelton, 1 Tex. 420; Goshorn v. Snodgrass, 17 W. Va. 768; Kirkley v. Lacey, 7 Houst. (Del.) 213, 30 Atl. 994; Phelps v. Samson, 113 Iowa, 145, 84 N. W. 1051.

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