Louisiana Revised Statutes Tit. 14, § 67.29. False personation of a veteran or fraudulent representation of a veteran-owned business

A. False personation of a veteran is the false representation by a person of being a veteran, with the intent to injure, defraud, obtain economic gain, or obtain or secure any special privilege or advantage.

B. Fraudulent representation of a veteran-owned business is the false representation by an owner, operator, principal, or employee of a business that the business is owned by a veteran or is a service-connected disabled veteran-owned business, with the intent to injure, defraud, obtain economic gain, or obtain or secure any special privilege or advantage.

C. For the purposes of this Section, “veteran” means a person who has served in the armed services or reserve forces of the United States or Louisiana National Guard.

D. Whoever commits the crime of false personation of a veteran or fraudulent representation of a veteran-owned business shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars, or imprisoned for not more than six months, or both.


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