Skip to code content (skip section selection)
(a) No person, with purpose to defraud one or more of his or her creditors, shall do any of the following:
(1) Remove, conceal, destroy, encumber, convey, or otherwise deal with any of his or her property;
(2) Misrepresent or refuse to disclose to a fiduciary appointed to administer or manage his or her affairs or estate, the existence, amount, or location of any of his or her property, or any other information regarding the property which he or she is legally required to furnish to the fiduciary.
(b) Whoever violates this section is guilty of defrauding creditors. Except as otherwise provided in this division, defrauding creditors is a misdemeanor of the first degree. If the value of the property involved is one thousand dollars ($1,000) or more, defrauding creditors is a felony to be prosecuted under appropriate State law.
(ORC 2913.45) (Ord. 95-96. Passed 7-15-96.)