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Cheating Is A Criminal Offence, Here is What you need to know.

Briefly, a person will be considered cheating if he/she intentionally deceives another person to:

Do any act that induces another person to deliver or cause to deliver a property to him/her; or
Cause another person to do an act that he would not have done if he/she is not deceived that cause or likely to cause damage or harm to any person, in body, mind, reputation or property.
The punishment for cheating varies depending on the nature of the crime and the severity of the offence. Section 417 of the Penal Code provides the basic outline and the minimal punishment for cheating (i.e. up to 3 years or fine).

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