Title 11
Criminal Offenses

Chapter 18
Fraud and False Dealing

R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-18-27

§ 11-18-27. Sale of false diplomas or certificates.

Any person who unlawfully sells, buys, creates, duplicates, alters, gives, or obtains or attempts to buy, sell, create, duplicate, alter, give, or obtain a diploma or certificate of enrollment, conferred by an accredited institution of education in any country, with the intent to use fraudulently the document or to allow the fraudulent use of the document, shall be guilty of a felony and upon conviction shall be sentenced for not more than two (2) years in jail or fined not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000).

History of Section.
G.L. 1938, ch. 612, § 62; P.L. 1952, ch. 2895, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 11-18-27; P.L. 1990, ch. 104, § 1.