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misrepresent (v.)

1640s, "give a false or incorrect account of, whether intentionally or not," from mis- (1) "badly, wrongly" + represent. Meaning "to fail to represent correctly as an agent of" is by 1860. Related: Misrepresented; misrepresenting.

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Definitions of misrepresent

misrepresent (v.)
represent falsely;
This statement misrepresents my intentions
Synonyms: belie
misrepresent (v.)
tamper, with the purpose of deception;
Synonyms: fudge / manipulate / fake / falsify / cook / wangle
From wordnet.princeton.edu