Alaska Statutes.
Title 21. Insurance
Chapter 84. Fraternal Benefit Societies
Section 650. Penalties.
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AS 21.84.650. Penalties.

(a) A person who knowingly makes a false or fraudulent statement or representation in or with reference to an application for membership, or for the purpose of obtaining money from or a benefit in a society, is guilty of a misdemeanor and is punishable by a fine of not more than $2,500 and is liable for a civil penalty of three times the amount received by the violator as compensation or commission. A civil penalty may be sued for and recovered by the aggrieved person or society for the person's or society's own use and benefit.

(b) A person who makes a false sworn statement in a report or declaration required or authorized by this chapter or in a statement concerning the death or disability of an insured for the purpose of obtaining payment of a benefit named in the certificate and who does not believe the statement to be true is guilty of perjury and, upon conviction, is subject to the penalties prescribed by law for perjury under AS 11.56.200 .

(c) A person who solicits membership for, or in any manner assists in procuring membership in, a society not licensed to do business in this state is guilty of a violation and, upon conviction, is punishable by a fine of not less than $50 or more than $200.

(d) A person who knowingly engages in conduct that constitutes a violation of the provisions of this chapter for which a penalty is not otherwise prescribed is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, is punishable by a fine of not more than $2,500.

(e) In this section, "knowingly" has the meaning given in AS 11.81.900.

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