Maine Revised Statutes

§11304. Criminal penalties

1. Knowing violation.  Any person who knowingly violates any provision of this chapter or any rule or order of the administrator under this chapter shall be guilty of a Class C crime, provided that, notwithstanding Title 17-A, section 1301, the maximum fine shall be $10,000 or any higher amount which does not exceed twice the pecuniary gain derived from the crime by the defendant.
[ 1989, c. 542, §78 (AMD) .]
2. Prosecution.  The administrator may refer such evidence as is available concerning violations of this chapter or any rule or order of the administrator to the Attorney General or the proper district attorney, who may, with or without such a reference from the administrator, institute the appropriate criminal proceedings under this chapter.
[ 1989, c. 542, §78 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1985, c. 643, (NEW). 1989, c. 542, §78 (AMD).

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