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Deceptive Preparation and Marketing of Academic Product

Deceptive Preparation and Marketing of Academic Product

Chapter 32 of the Texas Penal Code defines offenses relating to fraud.

“Deceptive Preparation and Marketing of Academic Product”, as per § 32.50 of the Texas Penal Code, occurs when a person, with intent to make a profit, the person prepares, sells, offers or advertises for sale, or delivers to another person an academic product when the person knows, or should reasonably have known, that a person intends to submit or use the academic product to satisfy an academic requirement of a person other than the person who prepared the product, or a person, with intent to induce another person to enter into an agreement or obligation to obtain or have prepared an academic product, the person knowingly makes or disseminates a written or oral statement that the person will prepare or cause to be prepared an academic product to be sold for use in satisfying an academic requirement of a person other than the person who prepared the product.

An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.

Severity of Crime

Misdemeanor c

  • Fine not to exceed $500