REGULATIONS AND STATUTES
Alaska Statutes (continued) obtained through the use of a device designed and used to intercept electromagnetic signals directly from a satellite, including a device com monly referred to as a home earth station. SEC. 11.46.285 FRAUDULENT USE OF A CREDIT CALLING CARD. (A) A person commits the crime of fraudulent use of an access device if, with intent to defraud, the person uses an access device to obtain property or services with knowledge that: (1) the access device is stolen or forged; (2) the access device is expired or has been revoked or canceled; or (3) for any other reason, that person’s use of the access device is unauthorized by either the issuer or the person to whom the credit card is issued.
(B) Fraudulent use of an access device is (1) a class B felony if the value of the property or services obtained is $25,000 or more; (2) a class C felony if the value of the property or services obtained is $50 or more but is less than $25,000; (3) a class A misdemeanor if the value of the property or services obtained is $50 or more but less than $500; (4) a class B misdemeanor if the value of the property or services obtained is less than $50.
Alaska State Law makes it a punishable misdemeanor to willfully refuse to yield or surrender the use of a telephone party line to another person to enable such other person to report a fire or summon police, medical, or other aid in case of emergency. The law also makes it a punishable misdemeanor to request the use of a party line on the pretext that an emergency exists, when the person request ing such use knows that no emergency exists. An “emergency” is defined as “a situation in which property or human life is in jeopardy and the prompt summoning of aid is essential.”
Unwanted Telephone Solicitation Alaska Statute, AS45050.475, adds unwanted telephone solicitations to the list of unlawful acts and practices in the conduct of trade or commerce.
The Following Calls Do Not Fall Under the Definition of Solicitation: (1) If you ask the caller to call you. (2) If the call is made by or on the behalf of a char itable organization that you have made a dona tion to (or expressed an interest in making a donation) during the past twenty-four months. (3) If the caller is only asking your ideas, opin ions, or vote. (4) If the call is business to business. (5) If you have purchased from the caller within the past twenty-four months and not asked in writing that the calls be stopped.
Telephone Solicitation Telephone solicitation is defined as:
“The solicitation by a person by telephone of a customer at the residence of the customer for the purpose of encouraging the customer to purchase property, goods, or services, or make a donation.”
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