§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.