609.645 Fraudulent statements.
Whoever, with intent to injure or defraud, does any of the following may be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than three years or to payment of a fine of not more than $5,000, or both:
(1) circulates or publishes a false statement, oral or written, relating to a corporation, association, or individual, intending thereby to give a false apparent value to securities issued or to be issued by, or to the property of, such corporation, association, or individual; or
(2) makes a false ship's or airplane's manifest, invoice, register, or protest.
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