WVC 39 - 1 - 7
§39-1-7. False certificate of acknowledgment.
If any person shall in any case wilfully make any false
certificate of acknowledgment, contrary to the true facts in the
case, or shall certify the acknowledgment of any person whom he
does not personally know to be the person whose name is signed to
the writing acknowledged, he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor,
and, upon conviction thereof, be fined not more than five hundred
dollars, and imprisoned not more than sixty days, at the
discretion of the court.