541.19  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.  Except as otherwise provided in this division, securing writings by deception is a misdemeanor of the first degree.  If the value of the property or the obligation involved is five hundred dollars ($500.00) or more, securing writings by deception is a felony to be prosecuted under appropriate to State law.  If the victim of the offense is an elderly person or disabled adult, securing writings by deception is a felony to be prosecuted under appropriate State law.
(ORC 2913.43)