2018 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 6 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
CHAPTER 3 - OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY
ARTICLE 6 - FRAUD
SECTION 6-3-605 - Operation of coin machine by slug or without required legal tender; manufacture or distribution of slugs; penalties; "slug" defined.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 6-3-605 (2018)

6-3-605. Operation of coin machine by slug or without required legal tender; manufacture or distribution of slugs; penalties; "slug" defined.

(a) A person is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than six (6) months, a fine of not more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), or both, if knowingly and without authorization, he:

(i) Operates a coin machine by use of a slug;

(ii) Obtains property or services from a coin machine without depositing the amount of legal tender required by the owner of the coin machine for the property or service.

(b) A person is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than six (6) months, a fine of not more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), or both, if he manufactures or distributes slugs knowing or reasonably believing they will be used for fraudulent or unlawful purposes.

(c) As used in this section, "slug" means an article or object which can be deposited in a coin machine as an improper substitute for a genuine coin, bill or token.

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