49-31-37 Obtaining telecommunications service without payment as theft.
Obtaining telecommunications service without payment as theft.
Any person who
obtains telecommunications service by the use of a false, revoked, counterfeit or nonexistent credit
card, or who obtains telecommunications service by charging the price for such service to a false or
nonexistent telephone number or to an existing telephone number without the authority of the holder
thereof, or who, through the use of any scheme or device, obtains the transmission of a
communication without payment of the lawful charges is guilty of theft.
Source: SDC 1939, § 131.1832 as enacted by SL 1959, ch 38; SL 1969, ch 31; SL 1973, ch 285;
SL 1983, ch 15, § 124; SL 1987, ch 345, § 72.