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§32A-2-18. Criminal penalty.
(a) A person commits a criminal offense if the person knowingly:

(1) Violates a requirement of this article;

(2) Makes a false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement, representation, or entry in a record or report required under 31 U.S.C. §5313 or 31 C.F.R. Part 103, or by this article, or a rule adopted under this article; or

(3) Fraudulently structures or attempts to fraudulently structure a transaction in violation of section eleven of this article.

(b) An offense under this section is a felony.

(c) Any officer, director, employee or agent of any licensee or any other person guilty of any felony offense as provided in this section shall, upon conviction thereof, be imprisoned in the penitentiary not less than one nor more than five years and also, in the discretion of the court, may be fined up to ten thousand dollars for each violation. Each transaction in violation of this article and each day that a violation continues is a separate offense.