California Corporations Code Section 2251

CA Corp Code § 2251 (2017)  

Any promoter, director or officer of a corporation who knowingly and willfully issues or consents to the issuance of certificates for certificated securities, or initial transaction statements or written statements for uncertificated securities, in violation of this division with intent to defraud present or future shareholders, subscribers, purchasers of shares or creditors is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or imprisonment for not more than one year or both.

(Amended by Stats. 1986, Ch. 766, Sec. 28.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018