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§ 1-401. Proof of intent--Fraud, theft, and related crimes

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 1. General Provisions
Subtitle 4. Miscellaneous Provisions
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 1-401
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 612
§ 1-401. Proof of intent--Fraud, theft, and related crimes
In a trial for counterfeiting, issuing, disposing of, passing, altering, stealing, embezzling, or destroying any kind of instrument, or theft by the obtaining of property by false pretenses, it is sufficient to prove that the defendant did the act charged with an intent to defraud without proving an intent by the defendant to defraud a particular person.


Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002. Amended by Acts 2002, c. 213, § 6, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 27, § 612.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 1-401, MD CRIM LAW § 1-401
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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