California Corporations Code Section 2253

CA Corp Code § 2253 (2017)  

Any director of a stock corporation, domestic or foreign, who concurs in any vote or act of the directors of the corporation or any of them, knowingly and with dishonest or fraudulent purpose, to make any dividend or distribution of assets except in the cases and in the manner allowed by law, either with the design of defrauding creditors or shareholders or of giving a false appearance to the value of the stock and thereby defrauding subscribers or purchasers, 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.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 682.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018