Kentucky Revised Statutes Title L. Kentucky Penal Code § 527.090. Fraudulent firearm transaction

(1)  As used in this section:

(a) “Licensed dealer” means a person who is licensed pursuant to 18 U.S.C. sec. 923 and pursuant to any laws of this Commonwealth and engages in the business of dealing in firearms;

(b) “Materially false information” means information that portrays an illegal transaction as legal or a legal transaction as illegal;  and

(c) “Private seller” means a person who sells or offers for sale any firearm.

(2)  A person is guilty of fraudulent firearm transaction when he or she knowingly:

(a) Solicits, persuades, encourages, or entices a licensed dealer or private seller of firearms to transfer a firearm under circumstances which the person knows would violate the laws of this Commonwealth or the United States;

(b) Provides to a licensed dealer or private seller of firearms what the person knows to be materially false information with intent to deceive the dealer or seller about the legality of a transfer of a firearm;  or

(c) Procures another to engage in conduct prohibited by this section.

(3)  Fraudulent firearm transaction is a Class D felony.


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