CRIMES, PUNISHMENTS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL CASES (Chapters 263 through 280)
CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY
Obtaining goods under false pretences
Section 73. Whoever, with intent to defraud, by a false pretence of carrying on business and dealing in the ordinary course of trade, obtains from any person goods or chattels shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than five years or by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars and imprisonment in jail for not more than two years.