WVC 31 A- 8 - 7
§31A-8-7. Certifying checks falsely.
Any officer, agent or employee of any banking institution
who shall wilfully certify any check drawn upon such banking
institution, unless the person, firm or corporation drawing the
same has on deposit, in collected funds subject to check, with
the banking institution, at the time such check is certified, an
amount of money equal to the amount certified in such check, or
shall certify such check before the amount thereof shall have
been regularly entered to the credit of the person drawing the
same, upon the books or deposit slips of the banking institution,
shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to the penalties
provided in section fifteen of this article.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session