Obtaining property by trick or deception is a crime that carries some costly punishments. In Oklahoma, it is unlawful to obtain or attempt to obtain money, property or valuable thing from any person, firm or company with intent to cheat and defraud by use of trick, deception, false pretense or fraudulent statement or any other
Punishment for Obtaining Property by Trick or Deception:
Okla. Stat. tit. 21 § 1704
Okla. Stat. tit. 21 § 1731(1)
This crime is a misdemeanor punishable by up to one (1) year in county jail or a fine up to $1,000.
Title 21. Crimes and Punishments
Chapter 61 – Frauds, Cheats, False Pretenses, and False Impersonations
Section 1541.1 – Obtaining Property by Trick or Deception – Attempt – False Representation or Pretense – Confidence Game – Penalty
Every person who, with intent to cheat and defraud, shall obtain or attempt to obtain from any person, firm or corporation any money, property or valuable thing, of a value less than One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), by means or by use of any trick or deception, or false or fraudulent representation or statement or pretense, or by any other means or instruments or device commonly called the “confidence game”, or by means or use of any false or bogus checks, or by any other written or printed or engraved instrument or spurious coin, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not to exceed One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than one (1) year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
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