2016 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 21. Crimes and Punishments
§21-843.4. Exploitation of elderly or disabled adult.

21 OK Stat § 21-843.4 (2016) What's This?

A. As used in this section, “exploitation of an elderly person or disabled adult” means:

1. Knowingly, by deception or intimidation, obtaining or using, or endeavoring to obtain or use, an elderly person’s or disabled adult’s funds, assets, or property with the intent to temporarily or permanently deprive the elderly person or disabled adult of the use, benefit, or possession of the funds, assets, or property, or to benefit someone other than the elderly person or disabled adult, by a person who:

a.stands in a position of trust and confidence with the elderly person or disabled adult, or

b.has a business relationship with the elderly person or disabled adult, or

2. Obtaining or using, endeavoring to obtain or use, or conspiring with another to obtain or use an elderly person’s or disabled adult’s funds, assets, or property with the intent to temporarily or permanently deprive the elderly person or disabled adult of the use, benefit, or possession of the funds, assets, or property, or to benefit someone other than the elderly person or disabled adult, by a person who knows or reasonably should know that the elderly person or disabled adult lacks the capacity to consent.

B. 1. If the funds, assets, or property involved in the exploitation of the elderly person or disabled adult are valued at One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00) or more, the violator commits a felony punishable by imprisonment in the custody of the Department of Corrections for a term not more than fifteen (15) years and by a fine in an amount not exceeding Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00).

2. If the funds, assets, or property involved in the exploitation of the elderly person or disabled adult are valued at less than One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00), the violator commits a felony punishable by imprisonment in the custody of the Department of Corrections for a term not more than ten (10) years and by a fine in an amount not exceeding Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00).

C. For purposes of this section, “elderly person” means any person sixty-two (62) years of age or older.

Added by Laws 2006, c. 215, § 1, eff. July 1, 2006.

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