Offenses Involving Fraud or Deception

ORS 165.042
Fraudulently obtaining a signature


A person commits the crime of fraudulently obtaining a signature if, with intent to defraud or injure another, the person obtains the signature of a person to a written instrument by knowingly misrepresenting any fact.


Fraudulently obtaining a signature is a Class A misdemeanor. [1971 c.743 §158]

Notes of Decisions

This section does not reach protected speech and, therefore, is not overbroad and does not violate Article I, section 8 of the Oregon Constitution. State v. Romig, 73 Or App 780, 700 P2d 293 (1985), Sup Ct review denied

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Law Review Citations

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)


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