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Legal Statutes: California

UPDATED April 11, 2017

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Chapter 8. False Personation and Cheats

back to top530. Receiving money or property as result of false personation

Every person who falsely personates another, in either his private or official capacity, and in such assumed character receives any money or property, knowing that it is intended to be delivered to the individual so personated, with intent to convert the same to his own use, or to that of another person, or to deprive the true owner thereof, is punishable in the same manner and to the same extent as for larceny of the money or property so received.

Enacted Stats 1872. Amended Stats 1905 ch 523 § 2.