2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 10 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CHAPTER 15 - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
§ 10-15-7 - Penalty; authority to prosecute
. Penalty; authority to prosecute
(a) A violation of Code Section 10-15-4
shall be punishable by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than three years or a fine not to exceed $10,000.00, or both. Any person who commits a violation for the second or any subsequent offense shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than three nor more than ten years or a fine not to exceed $50,000.00, or both.
(b) Any person found guilty of a violation of this chapter may be ordered by the court to make restitution to any consumer victim or any business victim of the fraud.
(c) Each violation of this chapter shall constitute a separate offense.
(d) The Attorney General and prosecuting attorneys shall have the authority to conduct the prosecution for a violation of Code Section 10-15-4
(e) Upon a violation of this chapter, the court may issue any order necessary to correct a public record that contains false information resulting from the actions which resulted in the violation.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer