What Are the Definitions of Key Words Used in Texas Penal Code for Fraud?
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TEXAS PENAL CODE
TITLE 7. OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY
CHAPTER 32. FRAUD
Sec. 32.01. DEFINITIONS. In this chapter:
(1) "Financial institution" means a bank, trust company, insurance company, credit union, building and loan association, savings and loan association, investment trust, investment company, or any other organization held out to the public as a place for deposit of funds or medium of savings or collective investment.
(2) "Property" means:
(A) real property;
(B) tangible or intangible personal property including anything severed from land; or
(C) a document, including money, that represents or embodies anything of value.
(3) "Service" includes:
(A) labor and professional service;
(B) telecommunication, public utility, and transportation service;
(C) lodging, restaurant service, and entertainment; and
(D) the supply of a motor vehicle or other property for use.
(4) "Steal" means to acquire property or service by theft.