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Mississippi Code Title 83. Insurance § 83-30-71. Penalties

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(1) A person who shall knowingly or willfully make any false or fraudulent statement or representation in or relating to any application for membership or for the purpose of obtaining money from or a benefit in any society, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof be fined not less than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) nor more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), or imprisonment in the county jail not less than thirty (30) days nor more than one (1) year, or both, in the discretion of the court.

(2) Any person who shall willfully make a false or fraudulent statement in any verified report or declaration under oath required or authorized by this chapter, or of any material fact or thing contained in a sworn statement concerning the death or disability of an insured for the purpose of procuring payment of a benefit named in the certificate, shall be guilty of perjury and shall be subject to the penalties therefor prescribed by law.

(3) Any person who solicits membership for, or in any manner assists in procuring membership in, any society not licensed to do business in this state shall upon conviction thereof be fined not less than Fifty Dollars ($50.00) nor more than Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00).

(4) Any person guilty of a willful violation of, or neglect or refusal to comply with, the provisions of this chapter for which a penalty is not otherwise prescribed shall upon conviction thereof be fined not exceeding Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00).

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