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2017 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 17 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety and Welfare
Part 6 - Lottery Sales
§ 39-17-607. Fraud.
Universal Citation: TN Code § 39-17-607 (2017)
- (a) It is an offense for any person to falsely make, alter, forge, pass or counterfeit a state lottery ticket with the intent to defraud.
- (b) It is an offense for any person to knowingly influence, or attempt to influence, the winning of a prize through the use of coercion, fraud, deception, or tampering with lottery equipment or materials.
- (1) A violation of subsection (a) is a Class D felony; provided, however, that the maximum fine shall be fifty thousand dollars ($50,000).
- (2) A violation of subsection (b) is a Class C felony; provided, however, that the maximum fine shall be one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000).
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