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Court of Appeals – Fraudulent accosting: People v. Mitchell

New York State Court of Appeals Fraudulent accosting Accost definition – Sufficiency of complaint People v. Mitchell No. 44 Judge Garcia Background: The defendant waived prosecution by information and pleaded guilty to fraudulent accosting and was sentenced to time served. On appeal he argues that the term accost should be narrowly construed to require a physical approach and an element of ...