Email WV Code

Email: Chapter 8, Article 22, Section 27B

§8-22-27b. Fraud; penalties; and repayment.

Any person who knowingly makes any false statement or who falsifies or permits to be falsified any record of a municipal policemen’s or municipal firemen’s pension and relief fund in any attempt to defraud that system is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or confined in jail not more than one year, or both fined and confined.  Any increased benefit received by any person as a result of the falsification or fraud shall be returned to the fund on demand by the board of trustees or by demand of the Municipal Pensions Oversight Board.