Email WV Code

Email: Chapter 7, Article 14D, Section 26

§7-14D-26. Fraud; penalties; and repayment.

Any person who knowingly makes any false statement or who falsifies or permits to be falsified any record of the retirement system in any attempt to defraud that system is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $1,000, by confinement in the county or regional jail not to exceed one year, or by both a fine and confinement. Any increased benefit received by any person as a result of the falsification or fraud shall be returned to the fund upon demand by the board.