TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-41
Theft, Embezzlement, False Pretenses, and Misappropriation

SECTION 11-41-13


§ 11-41-13 Obtaining signature by false pretenses.

Every person who, by any false pretense or pretenses, with intent to cheat or defraud, shall obtain the signature of any person to any written instrument, the false making of which would be punished as forgery, shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than five (5) years or by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), or both.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 279, § 15; G.L. 1909, ch. 345, § 15; G.L., ch. 345, § 14, as enacted by P.L. 1915, ch. 1258, § 10; G.L. 1923, ch. 397, § 14; G.L. 1938, ch. 608, § 14; G.L. 1956, § 11-41-13.)