Title 76 - Utah Criminal Code - Chapter 6 - Offenses Against Property - Part 5 - Fraud - Section 518 - Criminal simulation.

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76-6-518 Criminal simulation. (1) A person is guilty of criminal simulation if, with intent to defraud another:

(a) he makes or alters an object in whole or in part so that it appears to have value because of age, antiquity, rarity, source, or authorship that it does not have;

(b) he sells, passes, or otherwise utters an object so made or altered; (c) he possesses an object so made or altered with intent to sell, pass, or otherwise utter it; or (d) he authenticates or certifies an object so made or altered as genuine or as different from what

it is. (2) Criminal simulation is punishable as follows:

(a) If the value defrauded or intended to be defrauded is less than $500, the offense is a class B misdemeanor.

(b) If the value defrauded or intended to be defrauded is or exceeds $500 but is less than $1,500, the offense is a class A misdemeanor.

(c) If the value defrauded or intended to be defrauded is or exceeds $1,500 but is less than $5,000, the offense is a felony of the third degree.

(d) If the value defrauded or intended to be defrauded is or exceeds $5,000, the offense is a felony of the second degree.

Amended by Chapter 193, 2010 General Session