(a) A person commits the crime of deceptive business practice if in the course of engaging in a business, occupation, or profession, he recklessly:
(1) uses or possesses for use a false weight or measure, or any other device for falsely determining or recording any quality or quantity;
(2) sells, offers or exposes for sale, or delivers less than the represented quantity of any commodity or service;
(3) takes more than the represented quantity of any commodity or service when as buyer he furnishes the weight or measure;
(4) sells, offers, or exposes for sale adulterated or mislabeled commodities; or
(5) makes a false or misleading written statement for the purpose of obtaining property or credit.
(b) Deceptive business practice is a class A misdemeanor.History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.
Research Guide: MCC 570.140, 15 ASC 502.