2022 Maryland Statutes
Criminal Law
Title 6 - Crimes Against Property
Subtitle 1 - Arson and Burning
Section 6-106 - Burning With Intent to Defraud

    (a)    A person may not set fire to or burn property of any kind with the intent to defraud another.

    (b)    A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 5 years or a fine not exceeding $5,000 or both.

    (c)    A person who violates this section is subject to § 5-106(b) of the Courts Article.

    (d)    A sentence imposed under this section may be separate from and consecutive to or concurrent with a sentence for any crime based on the act establishing the violation of this section.

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