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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 11. Criminal Law
- Chapter 46. Offenses Against Property
- Section 180. Theft By Deception.
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AS 11.46.180. Theft By Deception.
- (a) A person commits theft by deception if, with intent to deprive another of property or to appropriate property of
another to oneself or a third person, the person obtains the property of another by deception.
- (b) In a prosecution based on theft by deception, if the state seeks to prove that the defendant used deception by
promising performance which the defendant did not intend to perform or knew would not be performed, that intent or
knowledge may not be established solely by or inferred solely from the fact that the promise was not performed.
- (c) As used in this section, "deception" has the meaning ascribed to it in AS 11.81.900
but does not include falsity as to matters having no pecuniary significance or "puffing" by statements unlikely to
deceive reasonable persons in the group addressed.
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