Scheme to Defraud

What is commonly known as Scheme to Defraud falls under Penal Law §190.65. It concerns itself with the scheming to defraud ten or more persons. Some of the elements of Scheme to Defraud are: the intent to defraud ten persons, receipt of property from at least one person or a continued attempt to defraud one or more persons using deception or false promises. Scheme to Defraud in the first degree is a class E felony. It can also be listed as a misdemeanor crime of §190.60 Second Degree Scheme to Defraud. Prosecutors must prove the identity of at least one person who is a victim of your alleged criminal actions.