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The DC Code: § 22-3226.10 Criminal penalties.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

Any telephone solicitor who violates § 22-3226.06 and obtains property thereby shall be guilty of the crime of telemarketing fraud, which is punishable as follows:

1
If the amount of the transaction is valued at $20,000 or more, the seller or telephone solicitor shall upon conviction be guilty of a felony, and shall be subject to a fine of not more than $10,000 or imprisonment for not more than 4 years, or both.
2
If the amount of the transaction is valued at less than $20,000 but more than $5,000, the seller or telephone solicitor shall upon conviction be guilty of a felony, and shall be subject to a fine of not more than $5,000 or imprisonment for not more than 3 years, or both.
3
If the amount of the transaction is valued at less than $5,000 or less, the seller or telephone solicitor shall upon conviction be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be subject to a fine of not more than $500 or imprisonment for not more than 6 months, or both.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 13-301, see notes following § 22-3226.01. DC CODE § 22-3226.10 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Dec. 1, 1982, D.C. Law 4-164, § 126j, as added June 8, 2001, D.C. Law 13-301, § 102, 47 DCR 7039.)