Offenses Involving Fraud or Deception

ORS 165.815
Criminal impersonation


(1)

A person commits the crime of criminal impersonation if:

(a)

The person, with the intent to injure an individual, intentionally impersonates the individual in a communication to a third person without the individual’s consent;

(b)

The person acts with the intent to deceive the third person into believing that the third person is communicating with the individual;

(c)

A reasonable person in the circumstances of the third person would believe that the third person is communicating with the individual; and

(d)

The impersonation causes injury to the individual.

(2)

Criminal impersonation is a Class A misdemeanor.

(3)

As used in this section:

(a)

“Impersonate” means to use an actual individual’s name or likeness to create a representation of the individual that another person would reasonably believe was or is the actual individual being impersonated.

(b)

“Injure” means to intimidate, threaten, harass or physically harm. [2016 c.22 §1]
Chapter 165

Law Review Citations

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)


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