2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 16 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
CHAPTER 9 - FORGERY AND FRAUDULENT PRACTICES
ARTICLE 4 - FRAUD AND RELATED OFFENSES
§ 16-9-50 - Deceptive business practices

O.C.G.A. 16-9-50 (2010)
16-9-50. Deceptive business practices


(a) A person commits the offense of using a deceptive business practice when in the regular course of business he knowingly:

(1) Uses or possesses for use a false weight or measure or any other device for falsely determining or recording any quality or quantity;

(2) Sells, offers, or exposes for sale or delivers less than the represented quality or quantity of any commodity; or

(3) Takes or attempts to take more than the represented quantity of any commodity when as buyer he furnishes the weight or measure.

(b) Any person who commits the offense of using a deceptive business practice shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

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