2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 19 - False Pretenses and Cheats.
97-19-41 - Obtaining signature or thing of value with intent to defraud; penalty for using false negotiable instrument.
§ 97-19-41. Obtaining signature or thing of value with intent to defraud; penalty for using false negotiable instrument.
If the false token by which any money, personal property, or valuable thing shall be obtained, as specified in Section 97-19-39, be a promissory note, or other negotiable evidence of debt, purporting to have been issued by or under the authority of any person, banking company, or moneyed corporation not in existence, the person convicted of such cheat shall be punished by imprisonment in the penitentiary not exceeding seven years.
Sources: Codes, Hutchinson's 1848, ch. 64, art. 12, Title 4(54); 1857, ch. 64, art. 106; 1871, § 2570; 1880, § 2812; 1892, § 1087; 1906, § 1167; Hemingway's 1917, § 894; 1930, § 920; 1942, § 2150.
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