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Exploitation of Child, Elderly Individual, or Disabled Individual

Exploitation of Child, Elderly Individual, or Disabled Individual

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

“Exploitation of Child, Elderly Individual, or Disabled Individual”, as per § 32.53 of the Texas Penal Code, occurs when a person intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causes the exploitation of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.

An offense under this section is a felony of the third degree.

Severity of Crime

Third Degree Felony

  • Imprisonment in the institutional division for not more than 10 years or less than two years

  • In addition to imprisonment, may receive a fine not to exceed $10,000