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Criminal Practice — False Pretenses – Intent to Deceive – Other Bad Acts – General Contractor (access required)

Given the long string of projects for which the defendant-contractor received upfront payment but which he never completed or even substantially began, the state’s evidence of defendant’s intent to deceive was sufficient to survive defendant’s motion dismiss. We find no error in defendant’s convictions for obtaining property by false pretenses. The state produced substantial evidence for a ...

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