WVC 24 - 4 - 2
§24-4-2. Penalty for falsifying, destroying or altering entries
and for making false statements.
Any person, officer, agent or employee of any public utility
subject to this chapter who shall knowingly or wilfully make any
false entries in the accounts, account books, records or
memoranda kept by any public utility, or who shall knowingly or
wilfully destroy or mutilate any account books, record or
memoranda useful for the enforcement or administration of this
chapter by the commission, or who shall alter or by any other
means or device falsify the record of any such accounts, account
books, records or memoranda, or who shall knowingly or wilfully
neglect or fail to make full, true and correct entries of or in
such account, account book, record or memoranda of all the facts
and transactions appertaining to such public utility, or who
shall falsely make any statement required to be made to the
commission, shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and, upon
conviction thereof, shall be confined in the penitentiary not
less than one year nor more than five years.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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