26 U.S.C. § 5602 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 26. Internal Revenue Code § 5602. Penalty for tax fraud by distiller




Whenever any person engaged in or carrying on the business of a distiller defrauds, attempts to defraud, or engages in such business with intent to defraud the United States of the tax on the spirits distilled by him, or of any part thereof, he shall be fined not more than $10,000, or imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both.  No discontinuance or nolle prosequi of any prosecution under this section shall be allowed without the permission in writing of the Attorney General.


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