541.146  CRIMINAL SIMULATION.
   (a)   No person, with purpose to defraud, or knowing that the person is facilitating a fraud, shall do any of the following:
      (1)   Make or alter any object so that it appears to have value because of antiquity, rarity, curiosity, source, or authorship, which it does not in fact possess.
      (2)   Practice deception in making, retouching, editing, or reproducing any photograph, movie film, video tape, phonograph record, or recording tape.
      (3)   Falsely or fraudulently make, simulate, forge, alter, or counterfeit any wrapper, label, stamp, cork or cap prescribed by the Liquor Control Commission under Ohio R.C. Chapters 4301 and 4303, falsely or fraudulently cause to be made, simulated, forged, altered, or counterfeited any wrapper, label, stamp, cork or cap prescribed by the Liquor Control Commission under Ohio R.C. Chapters 4301 and 4303, or use more than once any wrapper, label, stamp, cork or cap prescribed by the Liquor Control Commission under Ohio R.C. Chapters 4301 and 4303.
      (4)   Offer, or possess with the purpose to offer, any object that the person knows to have been simulated as provided in divisions (a)(1), (2) or (3) of this section.
   (b)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of criminal simulation.  Except as otherwise provided in this division, criminal simulation is a misdemeanor of the first degree.  If the loss to the victim is five hundred dollars ($500.00) or more, criminal simulation is a felony to be prosecuted under appropriate State law.
(ORC 2913.32)