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Fraudulent receipt of assistance as larceny – Penalty - R.I. Gen. Laws Ann. § 27-8-9

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Persons that knowingly make a false statement or misrepresentation of fact with intent to defraud the state a benefit or that wrongfully obtain a benefit are subject to a $20-$50 fine per offense or a maximum 30 days imprisonment. Each false statement or representation constitutes a separate offense. 

Current as of June 2015