(740 ILCS 90/6) (from Ch. 71, par. 4b)
Sec. 6. Proof that lodging, food, money, property, or other accommodations were obtained either by false pretense or false representations, or by false or fictitious show or pretense of baggage, or by failing or refusing to pay for such lodging, food, money, property or other accommodations on demand, or by making a purported payment for such lodging, food, money, property or other accommodations by check or other negotiable paper upon which payment is stopped or refused, or by absconding or leaving the premises without paying or offering to pay for such lodging, food, money, property or other accommodations, or by surreptitiously removing or attempting to remove his or her baggage or effects shall be deemed prima facie proof of the fraudulent intent mentioned in Section five of this Act; but this section shall not apply in cases where there has been a written agreement for extension of credit made at the time or before the lodging, food, money, property, or other accommodations have been furnished.
(Source: Laws 1939, p. 678.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015