§61-3-46. Use of slugs, false coins, etc., in coin-box telephone;
Any person who shall operate, or cause to be operated, or
attempt to operate any coin-box telephone designed to receive
lawful coin of the United States of America, in connection with the
use or enjoyment of any telephone service, by means of a slug or
any false, counterfeited, mutilated, sweated or foreign coin, or by
any means, method, trick or device whatsoever, not lawfully
authorized by the owner, lessee or licensee of such coin-box
telephone shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction
thereof, shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail not
exceeding twelve months, or by a fine not exceeding five hundred
dollars, or both at the discretion of the court.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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