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779.94

779.94 Penalties.

779.94(1)

(1) Generally. A person who violates this subchapter shall forfeit not less than $100 nor more than $10,000 for each violation.

779.94(2)

(2) Misuse of escrow funds. The use of the proceeds in an escrow account by a seller for any purpose prior to the discharge of the prepaid maintenance lien is theft by the seller and is punishable under s. 943.20. If the seller is a corporation, such misuse is also deemed theft by any officer, director or agent of the corporation responsible for the misappropriation. Any of the misappropriated proceeds which have been received as salary, dividend, loan repayment, capital distribution or otherwise by any shareholder of the corporation not responsible for the misappropriation is a civil liability of the shareholder and may be recovered and restored to the escrow account by action brought by any interested party.

779.94 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 296; 1979 c. 32 s. 57; Stats. 1979 s. 779.94.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 779 > 779.94

779.94

779.94 Penalties.

779.94(1)

(1) Generally. A person who violates this subchapter shall forfeit not less than $100 nor more than $10,000 for each violation.

779.94(2)

(2) Misuse of escrow funds. The use of the proceeds in an escrow account by a seller for any purpose prior to the discharge of the prepaid maintenance lien is theft by the seller and is punishable under s. 943.20. If the seller is a corporation, such misuse is also deemed theft by any officer, director or agent of the corporation responsible for the misappropriation. Any of the misappropriated proceeds which have been received as salary, dividend, loan repayment, capital distribution or otherwise by any shareholder of the corporation not responsible for the misappropriation is a civil liability of the shareholder and may be recovered and restored to the escrow account by action brought by any interested party.

779.94 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 296; 1979 c. 32 s. 57; Stats. 1979 s. 779.94.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 779 > 779.94

779.94

779.94 Penalties.

779.94(1)

(1) Generally. A person who violates this subchapter shall forfeit not less than $100 nor more than $10,000 for each violation.

779.94(2)

(2) Misuse of escrow funds. The use of the proceeds in an escrow account by a seller for any purpose prior to the discharge of the prepaid maintenance lien is theft by the seller and is punishable under s. 943.20. If the seller is a corporation, such misuse is also deemed theft by any officer, director or agent of the corporation responsible for the misappropriation. Any of the misappropriated proceeds which have been received as salary, dividend, loan repayment, capital distribution or otherwise by any shareholder of the corporation not responsible for the misappropriation is a civil liability of the shareholder and may be recovered and restored to the escrow account by action brought by any interested party.

779.94 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 296; 1979 c. 32 s. 57; Stats. 1979 s. 779.94.

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