- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 36. Public Contracts
- Chapter 30. State Procurement Code
- Section 687. Misrepresentations, Fraud, and Attempted Fraud.
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AS 36.30.687. Misrepresentations, Fraud, and Attempted Fraud.
- (a) A person who makes or uses in support of a contract claim under this chapter, a misrepresentation, or who practices or
attempts to practice a fraud, at any stage of proceedings relating to a procurement or contract claim under this
- (1) forfeits all claims relating to that procurement or contract; and
- (2) is liable to the state for reimbursement of all sums paid on the claim, for all costs attributable to review of the
claim, and for a civil penalty equal to the amount by which the claim is misrepresented.
- (b) The procurement officer, commissioner or court shall make specific findings of misrepresentation, attempted fraud, or
fraud before declaring a forfeiture under (a)(1) of this section.
- (c) Suits to recover costs and penalties under (a)(2) of this section must be commenced within six years after the
discovery of the misrepresentation, fraud, or attempted fraud.
- (d) A person who in a matter relating to a procurement or a contract claim under this chapter makes a misrepresentation to
the state through a trick, scheme, or device is guilty of a class C felony.
- (e) In this section, "misrepresentation" means a false or misleading statement of material fact, or conduct intended to
deceive or mislead concerning material fact, whether it succeeds in deceiving or misleading.
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