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609.82 FRAUD IN OBTAINING CREDIT.
A person who, with intent to defraud, obtains personal credit or credit for another from a
bank, trust company, savings association, or credit union, by means of a present or past false
representation as to the person's or another's financial ability may be sentenced as follows:
(1) if no money or property is obtained by the defendant by means of such credit, to
imprisonment for not more than 90 days or to payment of a fine of not more than $300, or both; or
(2) if money or property is so obtained, the value thereof shall be determined as provided in
section 609.52, subdivision 1, clause (3) and the person obtaining the credit may be sentenced
as provided in section 609.52, subdivision 3.
History: 1963 c 753 art 1 s 609.82; 1971 c 23 s 85; 1986 c 444; 1995 c 202 art 1 s 25