Category Archives: Estafa

Elements and Penalty of Estafa by Means of Deceit

Article 315, par. 2(a) of the Revised Penal Code penalizes fraud or deceit when committed as follows: x x x x 2.     by means of any of the following false pretenses or fraudulent acts executed prior to or simultaneously with … Continue reading

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Without proof of notice of dishonor, knowledge of insufficiency of funds cannot be presumed and no crime (whether estafa or violation of BP 22) can be deemed to exist

DECEIT AND DAMAGE AS ELEMENTS OF ESTAFA Under paragraph 2 (d) of Article 315 of the RPC, as amended by RA 4885,[20] the elements of estafa are: (1) a check is postdated or issued in payment of an obligation contracted … Continue reading

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