LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Jean Kathryn Humbrecht

Obtaining Money By False Pretenses in Virginia

This legal guide discusses what the Commonwealth must prove to convict someone of Obtaining Money by False Pretenses in Virginia (Va. Code 18.2-178). It is a misdemeanor if the money or value of property obtained is less than $500 and a felony if the money or value of property is more than $500.

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