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2011 Florida Statutes

SECTION 54
Obtaining of mortgage, mortgage note, promissory note, etc., by false representation.
F.S. 817.54
817.54 Obtaining of mortgage, mortgage note, promissory note, etc., by false representation.Any person who, with intent to defraud, obtains any mortgage, mortgage note, promissory note or other instrument evidencing a debt from any person or obtains the signature of any person to any mortgage, mortgage note, promissory note or other instrument evidencing a debt by color or aid of fraudulent or false representation or pretenses, or obtains the signature of any person to a mortgage, mortgage note, promissory note, or other instrument evidencing a debt, the false making whereof would be punishable as forgery, shall be guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
History.s. 1, ch. 63-142; s. 880, ch. 71-136.