2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 16 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
CHAPTER 9 - FORGERY AND FRAUDULENT PRACTICES
ARTICLE 4 - FRAUD AND RELATED OFFENSES
§ 16-9-52 - Improper solicitation of money

O.C.G.A. 16-9-52 (2010)
16-9-52. Improper solicitation of money


(a) A person commits the offense of improper solicitation of money when he solicits payment of money by another by means of a statement or invoice or any writing that could reasonably be interpreted as a statement or invoice for goods not yet ordered or for services not yet performed and not yet ordered, unless there appears on the face of the statement or invoice or writing in 30 point boldface type the following warning:
"This is a solicitation for the order of goods or services and you are under no obligation to make payment unless you accept the offer contained herein."

(b) Any person who violates subsection (a) of this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

(c) In addition to other remedies, any person damaged by noncompliance with subsection (a) of this Code section is entitled to damages in the amount equal to three times the sum solicited.

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