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What is the charge of deception?

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What is the charge of deception?

Deception is defined under s192B of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW) as words or other conduct as to fact or as to law, including—

(a)  Deception as to the intentions of the person using the deception or any other person or

(b) Conduct by a person that causes a computer, a machine or any electronic device to make a response that the person is not authorised to cause it to make.

It is important to note that the legislation states that you will have committed the offence only if the deception was reckless or intentional.

The charge of deception usually falls under the charge of fraud.

If you have been charged, it is important to seek legal advice.

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