What Is False Pretenses In Oklahoma?

False pretenses in Oklahoma is defined in 21 OS § 1542. It is the obtaining from any person any money or property or obtaining the signature of any person to any written instrument with the intent to cheat or defraud another, designedly, by color or aid of any false token or writing, or other false pretense.

Punishment for a False Pretenses Conviction in Oklahoma

False pretenses is a felony punishable by imprisonment for up to three years in the Department of Corrections or in a county jail not exceeding one year if the value is $1,000.00 or more, or by a fine not exceeding three times the value of the money or property so obtained, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

If the value is less than $1,000.00, then it is a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for a term not exceeding one year, or by a fine not exceeding three times the value of the money or property so obtained, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

Source:

21 OS § 1542 – http://www.oscn.net/applications/oscn/DeliverDocument.asp?CiteID=69942

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