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609.175 CONSPIRACY.
    Subdivision 1. To cause arrest or prosecution. Whoever conspires with another to cause
a third person to be arrested or prosecuted on a criminal charge knowing the charge to be false
is guilty of a misdemeanor.
    Subd. 2. To commit crime. Whoever conspires with another to commit a crime and in
furtherance of the conspiracy one or more of the parties does some overt act in furtherance of
such conspiracy may be sentenced as follows:
(1) If the crime intended is a misdemeanor, by a sentence to imprisonment for not more than
90 days or to payment of a fine of not more than $300, or both; or
(2) If the crime intended is murder in the first degree or treason, to imprisonment for not
more than 20 years; or
(3) If the crime intended is any other felony or a gross misdemeanor, to imprisonment or to
payment of a fine of not more than one-half the imprisonment or fine provided for that felony or
gross misdemeanor or both.
    Subd. 3. Application of section jurisdiction. This section applies if:
(1) The defendant in this state conspires with another outside of this state; or
(2) The defendant outside of this state conspires with another in this state; or
(3) The defendant outside of this state conspires with another outside of this state and an
overt act in furtherance of the conspiracy is committed within this state by either of them; or
(4) The defendant in this state conspires with another in this state.
History: 1963 c 753 art 1 s 609.175; 1971 c 23 s 37,38; 1975 c 279 s 1

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