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1

True or False: Embezzlement did not exist at common law.

True

2

What are the central elements to embezzlement?

(1) fraudulent conversion
(2) of the property of another
(3) by an individual who is in lawful possession of the property

3

How is embezzlement distinguished from larceny?

Distinguished from larceny in that the property taken is lawfully taken possession but then fraudulently converted.

4

Embezzlement= _________ of property of another + intent to permanently deprive another of property

conversion

5

Embezzlement= conversion of property of another + intent to permanently deprive another of _______

property

6

____________= conversion of property of another + intent to permanently deprive another of property

Embezzlement

7

Embezzlement can be a __________ or a ______ depending on the value of the property.

misdemeanor
felony

8

What is the difference between embezzlement and larceny?

In embezzlement the perpetrator lawfully takes possession and then fraudulently converts the property.
Larceny involves trespassory taking of property from the possession of another.

9

______ ________- Obtaining title and possession of property of another by a knowingly false representation of a present or past material fact with the intent to defraud that causes an individual to pass title to his or her property.

False Pretenses

10

The actus reus of false pretenses is is a ______ ____________.

factual misrepresentation

11

The ____ ____ of false pretenses requires “knowingly and designedly” with “the intent to defraud.”

mens rea

12

The mens rea of false pretenses requires “_________ and _________” with “the intent to defraud.”

knowingly
designedly

13

The mens rea of false pretenses requires “knowingly and designedly” with “the _____ to _______.”

intent
defraud

14

True or False: False representations that are reckless or made without information do not satisfy the necessary mens rea.

False; False representations that are reckless or made without information typically satisfy the necessary mens rea.

15

False pretenses= ____________ or ______ + inent to steal property + victim relies on misrepresentation and conveys title and possession

misrepresentaion
deciet

16

False pretenses= misrepresentaion or deciet + inent to _____ ________ + victim relies on misrepresentation and conveys title and possession

steal property

17

False pretenses= misrepresentaion or deciet + inent to steal property + victim relies on ____________ and conveys _____ and _________

misrepresentation
title
possession

18

What is the difference between false pretenses and larceny?

Larceny requires taking and carrying away of the property while false pretenses requires only a transfer of title and possession

19

True or False: Expression of an opinion (puffing) constitutes false pretenses.

False; Expression of an opinion (puffing) does not constitute false pretenses

20

True or False: Past or present fact, not vague promises of a future benefit constitute as false pretenses.

True

21

True or False: Silence constitutes false pretenses.

True or False; Silence does not constitute false pretenses