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Senate Bill 0010


Senate Bill 0010

ARCHIVE (2008)

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DIGEST OF SB10 (Updated March 10, 2008 2:38 pm - DI 84)


Inmate fraud. Permits the department of correction to freeze all or a portion of an inmate's account while investigating whether the inmate has committed inmate fraud or while a criminal case involving inmate fraud is pending against the inmate. Requires the department to return money in the inmate's account to the rightful owner if the inmate is convicted, and specifies that the money will be deposited in the violent crime victims compensation fund if the rightful owner cannot be located. Provides that inmate fraud, a Class C felony, is committed by an inmate who, with the intent of obtaining money or other property from a person who is not an inmate, knowingly or intentionally: (1) makes a misrepresentation to a person who is not an inmate and obtains or attempts to obtain money or other property from the person who is not an inmate; or (2) obtains or attempts to obtain money or other property from the person who is not an inmate through a misrepresentation made by another person. Authorizes the disclosure of certain information to a person who is or may be the victim of inmate fraud..
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