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Mississippi Code Title 43. Public Welfare § 43-17-25. Fraud

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Whoever obtains, or attempts to obtain, or aids or abets any child to obtain by means of a willfully false statement or representation, or by impersonation or other fraudulent device:

(1) TANF assistance to which the child is not entitled;  or

(2) TANF assistance greater than that to which he is justly entitled, shall be subject to the criminal penalties prescribed in Section 97-19-71;  or shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than Twenty-five Hundred Dollars ($2500.00) or be imprisoned for not more than twelve (12) months, or both, in the discretion of the court.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 43. Public Welfare § 43-17-25. Fraud - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-43-public-welfare/ms-code-sect-43-17-25/


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