Theft by exploitation–Penalty

October 30, 2020 9:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Any person who, having assumed the duty voluntarily, by written contract, by receipt of payment for care, or by order of a court to provide for the support of an elder or an adult with a disability, and having been entrusted with the property of that elder or adult with a disability, with intent to defraud, appropriates such property to a use or purpose not in the due and lawful execution of that person’s trust, is guilty of theft by exploitation. Theft by exploitation is punishable as theft pursuant to chapter 22-30A.

Source: SL 1986, ch 186, § 3; SL 1989, ch 30, § 53; SL 2005, ch 120, § 342; SL 2007, ch 147, § 4; SL 2016, ch 120, § 21.

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