New York Penal - Article 165 - § 165.30 Fraudulent Accosting
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§ 165.30 Fraudulent accosting.
1. A person is guilty of fraudulent accosting when he accosts a person
in a public place with intent to defraud him of money or other property
by means of a trick, swindle or confidence game.
2. A person who, either at the time he accosts another in a public
place or at some subsequent time or at some other place, makes
statements to him or engages in conduct with respect to him of a kind
commonly made or performed in the perpetration of a known type of
confidence game, is presumed to intend to defraud such person of money
or other property.
Fraudulent accosting is a class A misdemeanor.
Section: 165.10 165.11 165.15 165.16 165.17 165.20 165.25 165.30 165.35 165.40 165.45 165.50 165.52 165.54 165.55
Last modified: February 17, 2012