16.26 FRAUD ON HOTEL OR RESTAURANT KEEPER.

(1)    Whoever does either of the following shall be, upon conviction, subject to a forfeiture not to exceed $1000.

(a)    Having obtained any food, lodging or other service or accommodation at any campground, hotel, motel, boarding or lodging house, or restaurant, intentionally absconds without paying for it.

(b)    While a guest at any campground, hotel, motel, boarding or lodging house, or restaurant, intentionally defrauds the keeper thereof in any transaction arising out of the relationship as guest.

(2)    Under this section, prima facie evidence of an intent to defraud is shown by:

(a)    The refusal of payment upon presentation when due, and the return unpaid of any bank check or order for the payment of money, given by any guest to any campground, hotel, motel, boarding or lodging house, or restaurant, in payment of any obligation arising out of the relationship as guest. Those facts also constitute prima facie evidence of an intent to abscond without payment.

(b)    The failure or refusal of any guest at a campground, hotel, motel, boarding or lodging house or restaurant, to pay, upon written demand, the established charge for food, lodging or other service or accommodation actually rendered.

(c)    The giving of false information on a lodging registration form or the presenting of false or fictitious credentials for the purpose of obtaining lodging or credit.

(d)    The drawings, endorsing, issuing or delivering to any campground, hotel, motel, boarding or lodging house, or restaurant, of any check, draft or order for payment of money upon any bank or other depository, in payment of established charges for food, lodging or other service or accommodation, knowing at the time that there is not sufficient credit with the drawee bank or other depository for payment in full of the instrument drawn.