945.15  SECURING WRITINGS BY DECEPTION.
   (a)   No person, by deception, shall cause another to execute any writing that disposes of or encumbers property, or by which a pecuniary obligation is incurred.
   (b)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of securing writings by deception, a misdemeanor of the first degree.  Securing writings by deception is a felony and shall be prosecuted under appropriate State law if:
      (1)   The value of the property or obligation involved is one thousand dollars ($1,000) or more; or
      (2)   The victim of the offense is an elderly person, disabled adult, active duty service member or spouse of an active duty service member.
         (ORC 2913.43)