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