New York Debtor & Creditor Law Section 174 - Penalties for connivance at escape.

174. Penalties for connivance at escape. Any sheriff, constable or jailer wilfully suffering any person so committed or re-committed, pursuant to the foregoing sections, to escape, on conviction thereof, in addition to any other punishment the court may inflict, shall forfeit to the trustees a sum equal to the whole amount of debts due to the creditors of such debtor, not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars.

Last modified: February 3, 2019