Fraud is a crime under both New Hampshire and Federal criminal law. Under New Hampshire criminal law RSA 638 is titled fraud generally. This chapter includes many different crimes such as forgery, issuing bad checks, insurance fraud, computer crimes and fraudulent use of a credit card. Most of the fraud related crimes are felonies, but some can be charged as misdemeanors. Most fraud related crimes are grounded in some sort of false statement that is designed to wrongfully obtain money or property.
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