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A. Any person who willfully makes a false or fraudulent statement in or relating to an application for membership or for the purpose of obtaining money from or a benefit in any society, shall upon conviction be fined not less than one hundred dollars ($100) or more than one thousand dollars ($1,000).
B. Any person who willfully makes a false or fraudulent statement in any verified report or declaration under oath required or authorized by Chapter 59A, Article 44 NMSA 1978, or of any material fact or thing contained in a sworn statement concerning the death or disability of a member for the purpose of procuring payment of a benefit named in the certificate, shall be guilty of a fourth degree felony and shall be sentenced pursuant to the provisions of Section 31-18-15 NMSA 1978.
C. 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 be fined not less than one hundred dollars ($100) or more than five hundred dollars ($500).
D. Any person guilty of a willful violation of, or neglect or refusal to comply with, the provisions of Chapter 59A, Article 44 NMSA 1978 for which a penalty is not otherwise prescribed shall upon conviction be subject to a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000).
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Mexico Statutes Chapter 59A. Insurance Code § 59A-44-39. Penalties - last updated May 06, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nm/chapter-59a-insurance-code/nm-st-sect-59a-44-39.html
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