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(a) Except as otherwise specifically provided in this chapter, any person responsible for an act or omission expressly declared to be a criminal offense by any provision of this chapter commits:
(1) A Class C misdemeanor; or
(2) If the act or omission was intended to defraud, a Class E felony.
(b) Any director, officer, agent, or employee of an association is deemed responsible for an act or omission of the association declared by this chapter to be a criminal offense whenever, knowing that the act or omission is unlawful, the director, officer, agent or employee participates in authorizing, executing, ratifying or concealing the act or omission.
(c) Unless otherwise provided by this chapter, it is no defense to a criminal prosecution under this chapter that the defendant did not know the facts establishing the criminal character of the act or omission charged if the defendant reasonably could and should have known the facts in the proper performance of the defendant's duties.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Tennessee Code Title 45. Banks and Financial Institutions § 45-3-1313 - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tn/title-45-banks-and-financial-institutions/tn-code-sect-45-3-1313/
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