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2016 Florida Statutes

SECTION 11
Obtaining property by fraudulent promise to furnish inside information.
F.S. 817.11
817.11 Obtaining property by fraudulent promise to furnish inside information.
(1) A person may not defraud or attempt to defraud any individual out of anything of value by assuming to have or be able to obtain any secret, advance or inside information regarding any person, transaction, act or thing, whether such person, transaction, act or thing exists or not.
(2) A person who violates this section commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(3) All paraphernalia of whatsoever kind in possession of any person and used in defrauding or attempting to defraud as specified in this section shall be held and accepted by any court of competent jurisdiction in this state as prima facie evidence of guilt.
History.ss. 1, 2, 3, ch. 8466, 1921; CGL 7308, 7309, 7310; s. 848, ch. 71-136; s. 4, ch. 2015-166.
Note.Subsection (2) former s. 817.12; subsection (3) former s. 817.13.