2905.22 Extortionate extension of credit - criminal usury.

(A) No person shall:

(1) Knowingly make or participate in an extortionate extension of credit;

(2) Knowingly engage in criminal usury;

(3) Possess any writing, paper, instrument, or article used to record criminally usurious transactions, knowing that the contents record a criminally usurious transaction.

(B) Whoever violates division (A)(1) or (2) of this section is guilty of a felony of the fourth degree. Whoever violates division (A)(3) of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree.

Effective Date: 07-01-1996.