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Any bank, savings bank, or trust company organized under the laws of this state, or any national banking association doing business in this state, shall have the power to advertise for sale and sell for a fee money orders, traveler's checks, cashier's checks, drafts, registered checks, and certified checks and no other person, firm, or corporation, either directly or through agents, shall advertise for sale or shall sell for a fee any evidence of indebtedness on which there appears the words, "money order," "traveler's check," "cashier's check," "draft," "registered check," "certified check," or other words or symbols whether of the same or different character which tend to lead the purchaser to believe that such evidence of indebtedness is other than a personal check, unless such evidence of indebtedness is issued by a person, firm or corporation which is a savings association, or telegraph company, or, in the case of cashier's checks, is issued by an industrial loan and thrift company with deposit liabilities, provided that these instruments are issued in conformity with the Uniform Commercial Code, or is issued by a person, firm, or corporation licensed under chapter 53B. Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

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