Alaska Statutes.
Title 34. Property
Chapter 35. Liens
Section 385. Embezzlement of Lien Property.
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AS 34.35.385. Embezzlement of Lien Property.

(a) A person who sells or otherwise disposes of fish or the products of fish or aquatic animals or other property upon which there is a lien under AS 34.35.320 - 34.35.390 is a trustee for the lien claimant of the consideration received or promised to be paid for the property and shall account to the lien claimant for it.

(b) If it appears, in a prosecution under this section, that the defendant has paid all claims of lien upon the property removed from the state or that the full value of the property has been distributed among the persons entitled to the lien, the defendant shall be discharged and further proceedings may not be brought against the defendant.

(c) A trustee who refuses or fails to account for the trust fund, or refuses or fails to apply it in payment of the lien claim is guilty of embezzlement, and upon conviction is punishable accordingly.

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