A. It is unlawful for a person:

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 13-3002

  • Knowingly: means , with respect to conduct or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware or believes that the person's conduct is of that nature or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Person: means any individual, enterprise, public or private corporation, unincorporated association, partnership, firm, society, governmental authority or entity, including the subscriber to the communication service involved, and any law enforcement officer. See Arizona Laws 13-3001
  • Unlawful: means contrary to law or, where the context so requires, not permitted by law. See Arizona Laws 13-105

1. Knowingly to send to any person by telegraph or telephone a false or forged message, purporting to be from a telegraph or telephone office, or from any other person.

2. Knowingly to deliver or cause to be delivered to any person a false or forged message, falsely purporting to have been received by telegraph or telephone.

3. To furnish or conspire to furnish, or cause to be furnished to an agent, operator or employee, to be sent by telegraph or telephone, or to be delivered, a message, knowing it is false or forged, with intent to deceive, injure or defraud another.

B. A person who violates this section is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor.