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(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.