Title 11
Criminal Offenses

Chapter 18
Fraud and False Dealing

R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-18-8

§ 11-18-8. False representations as to continuing truth of financial statements.

No person knowing that a statement in writing has been made, respecting the financial condition or means or ability to pay, of himself or herself or the person, firm, or corporation, in which he or she is interested, or for whom he or she is acting, shall represent on a later day, either orally or in writing, that the statement previously made, if then again made on that day, would be then true, when in fact, that statement if then made would be false, and procure upon the faith of it, for the benefit either of himself or herself or of the person, firm, or corporation, either or any of the things of benefit as provided in § 11-18-6.

History of Section.
P.L. 1912, ch. 809, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 401, § 55; G.L. 1938, ch. 612, § 52; G.L. 1956, § 11-18-8.