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Ind. Code § 35-43-5-20

INDIANA
STATUTES
TITLE 35. CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE
ARTICLE 43. OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY
CHAPTER 5. FORGERY, FRAUD AND OTHER DECEPTIONS
35-43-5-20. Inmate fraud -- Penalty.

(a) As used in this section, "inmate" means a person who is confined in:

(1) the custody of:

(A) the department of correction; or

(B) a sheriff;

(2) a county jail; or

(3) a secure juvenile facility.

(b) An inmate who:

(1) is a pretrial detainee; and

(2) with the intent of obtaining money or other property from a person who is not an inmate, knowingly or intentionally:

(A) makes a misrepresentation to a person who is not an inmate and obtains or attempts to obtain money or other property from the person who is not an inmate; or

(B) obtains or attempts to obtain money or other property from the person who is not an inmate through a misrepresentation made by another person;

commits inmate fraud, a Level 6 felony.

(c) An inmate:

(1) who is incarcerated because the inmate has been:

(A) convicted of an offense; or

(B) adjudicated a delinquent; and

(2) who, with the intent of obtaining money or other property from a person who is not an inmate, knowingly or intentionally:

(A) makes a misrepresentation to a person who is not an inmate and obtains or attempts to obtain money or other property from the person who is not an inmate; or

(B) obtains or attempts to obtain money or other property from the person who is not an inmate through a misrepresentation made by another person; commits inmate fraud, a Level 5 felony.

Current through: 2018