Maine Revised Statutes

§3182. Fraudulent representations; penalty

Any person who by means of a willfully false statement or representation, or by impersonation or other fraudulent devices, obtains or attempts to obtain, or aids or abets any person to obtain: [1973, c. 790, §2 (NEW).]

1. Assistance not entitled.  Aid to which he is not entitled;
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2. Larger assistance.  A larger amount of aid than that to which he is entitled; or
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3. Forfeited assistance.  Payment of any forfeited installment of aid; and any person who knowingly buys or aids or abets in buying or in any way disposing of property of a recipient in such a way as to constitute a fraud upon the department shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500, or by imprisonment for not more than 11 months, or by both.
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1973, c. 790, §2 (NEW).