Section 416 in Indian Penal Codes

Title: Cheating by personation

Description: A person is said to “cheat by personation” if he cheats by pretending to be some other person, or by knowingly substituting one person for another, or representing that he or any other person is a person other than he or such other person really is. Explanation.—The offence is committed whether the individual personated is a real or imaginary person. Illustration (a) A cheats by pretending to be a certain rich banker of the same name. A cheats by personation. (b) A cheats by pretending to be B, a person who is deceased. A cheats by personation.

Title: Punishment for cheating

Description: Whoever cheats shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both

Title: Cheating with knowledge that wrongful loss may ensue to person whose interest offender is bound to protect

Description: Whoever cheats with the knowledge that he is likely thereby to cause wrongful loss to a person whose interest in the transaction to which the cheating relates, he was bound, either by law, or by a legal contract, to protect, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.

Title: Punishment for cheating by personation

Description: Whoever cheats by personation shall be punished with imprisonment of either de­scription for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both

Title: Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property

Description: Whoever cheats and thereby dishonestly induces the person de­ceived to deliver any property to any person, or to make, alter or destroy the whole or any part of a valuable security, or anything which is signed or sealed, and which is capable of being converted into a valuable security, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine

CHAPTER 17 OF OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY