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Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 047 : FRAUDS

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 2018)
  • § 2018. Fraudulent use of slugs and tokens

    A person who operates or causes to be operated, or attempts to operate or to cause to be operated, any automatic vending machine, slot machine, turnstile, coin-box telephone, or other receptacle designed to receive lawful coin of the United States in connection with the sale, use, or enjoyment of property, transportation, or other service, by means of a slug or any false, counterfeited, mutilated, or sweated coin or by any means, method, trick, or device whatsoever not lawfully authorized by the owner, lessee, or licensee of such machine, turnstile, coin-box telephone, or receptacle; or one who takes, obtains, or receives from or in connection with any automatic vending machine, slot machine, turnstile, coin-box telephone, or other receptacle designed to receive lawful coin of the United States in connection with the sale, use, or enjoyment of property or service, any goods, wares, merchandise, transportation, gas, electric current, article of value, or the use or enjoyment of any transportation or any telephone or telegraph facilities or service, or of any musical instrument, phonograph, or other property, without depositing in and surrendering to such machine, turnstile, coin-box telephone, or other receptacle lawful coin to the amount required therefor by the owner, lessee, or licensee of such machine, turnstile, coin-box telephone, or receptacle, shall be fined not more than $100.00 or be imprisoned for not more than 30 days, or both. (Amended 1971, No. 199 (Adj. Sess.), § 15.)