Terms Used In Idaho Code 18-6715
- Person: means any employee or agent of the state or political subdivision thereof and any individual, partnership, association, joint stock company, trust, cooperative, or corporation. See Idaho Code 18-6701
- State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories; and the words "United States" may include the District of Columbia and territories. See Idaho Code 73-114
Every person who knowingly and willfully sends by telegraph to any person a false or forged message purporting to be from such telegraph office, or from any other person, or who willfully delivers or causes to be delivered to any person any such message falsely purporting to have been received by telegraph, or who furnishes or conspires to furnish, or causes to be furnished to any agent, operator, or employee, to be sent by telegraph or to be delivered, any such message, knowing the same to be false or forged with the intent to deceive, injure, or defraud another, is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for a term not to exceed five (5) years, or by a fine not to exceed five thousand dollars ($5,000), or by both such fine and imprisonment.