Section 13A-9-72

Theft of property by charitable fraud.

A professional fund raiser or solicitor who commits both of the following acts shall be guilty of theft of property by charitable fraud:

(1) Knowingly represents that he or she is soliciting funds for a charitable organization without the charitable organization's consent.

(2) Receives any contributions which are not delivered to the charitable organization either:

a. Within 30 days after receipt, or

b. Within 10 days upon request therefor by the charitable organization, whichever is sooner.

(Acts 1987, No. 87-605, p. 1052, §3; Acts 1996, No. 96-547, p. 786, §1.)