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False Representation of Ownership Effected Crime (access required)

Defendant cannot overturn her bench trial conviction and prison sentence for obtaining $420 by false pretenses on the basis that the victim named in the indictment suffered no harm, the Court of Appeals says; this case is similar to Quidley v. Commonwealth, 221 Va. 963 (1981), holding pecuniary loss to victim is not required; the ...

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