> [frame](https://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/frame) verb [ T ] (MAKE GUILTY)  
​infml to make a person seem to be guilty of a crime by providing false  information:    
It looked like somebody was trying to frame him.  
(Cambridge Dictionary)  

_Example_: The accused man said that he had been framed.

>[set up](https://www.collinsdictionary.com/us/dictionary/english/set-up)   
6. phrasal verb
If you are set up by someone, they make it seem that you have done something wrong when you have not.  
He claimed yesterday that he had been set up after drugs were discovered at his home.  
(Collins Dictionary)