502.605  Criminal penalties.

1. a.  Except as provided in paragraph "b", a person who willfully and knowingly violates any provision of this chapter, or any rule or order under this chapter, is guilty of a class "D" felony.

b.  A person who willfully and knowingly violates section 502.401, 502.402, or 502.403, or section 502.408, subsection 1 or 2, resulting in a loss of more than ten thousand dollars is guilty of a class "C" felony.

2.  The administrator may refer such evidence as is available concerning violations of this chapter or of any rule or order hereunder to the attorney general or the proper county attorney who may, with or without such a reference, institute the appropriate criminal proceedings under this chapter.

3.  Nothing in this chapter limits the power of the state to punish any person for any conduct which constitutes a crime under any other statute.

Section History: Early form

  [SS15, § 1920-u19, -u20, -u21; C24, 27, § 8577-8579; C31, 35, § 8581-c21, -c22, -c23; C39, § 8581.26-8581.28; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, § 502.26-502.28; C77, 79, 81, § 502.605]

Section History: Recent form

  2000 Acts, ch 1147, §18

Internal References

  Referred to in § 507B.14

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