52-4 Distrct Court – Theft and Fraud Local Ordinance Offenses

Theft and Fraud Local Ordinance Offenses at the 52-4 District Court in Troy, Michigan

The following is a list of Theft and Fraud related local ordinance violations at the 52-4 District Court. There are other Theft and Fraud related offenses that can be charged as state law offenses that are not a part of this blog.  Contact Hilf & Hilf, PLC for help from experienced criminal defense lawyers.

98.08.01 Larceny. No person shall commit the offense of larceny by stealing the personal property of another. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 93 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.08.02 Retail Fraud. No person shall commit the offense of retail fraud. A person who does any of the following in a store or in its immediate vicinity is guilty of retail fraud:

a. While a store is open to the public, alters, transfers, removes and replaces, conceals, or otherwise misrepresents the price at which property is offered for sale, with the intent not to pay for the property or to pay less than the price at which the property is offered for sale.

b. While a store is open to the public, steals property of the store that is offered for sale.

c. With intent to defraud, obtains or attempts to obtain money or property from the store as a refund or exchange for property that was not paid for and belongs to the store.

A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 93 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.08.03 Receive and Conceal Stolen Property. No person shall buy, receive, conceal, aid in the concealing, possess or transport, any money, goods, or property of another, knowing the same to have been stolen, embezzled or converted. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 93 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.08.04 Fail to Pay for Goods or Services. No person shall, with the intent to defraud, procure services, goods, accommodations, or entertainment from another person or establishment without paying such person or establishment. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.08.05 Obtain Goods or Services by Fraud. No person shall obtain money, property or services by fraud or false pretense. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

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