Any person who shall willfully make any false entry in the account or in any record or memorandum kept by a warehouse operator or household goods warehouse operator, or who shall willfully destroy, mutilate, alter, or by any other means or device, falsify a record of any such account, record, or memorandum, or who shall willfully neglect or fail to make full, true, and correct entries in such accounts, records, or memoranda, of all facts and transactions appertaining to the business of the warehouse operator or household goods warehouse operator, or shall keep any accounts or records with the intent to evade the provisions of this chapter, is guilty of a gross misdemeanor and, upon conviction, is subject to imprisonment not exceeding one year or to a fine not exceeding $3,000, or both.
Terms Used In Minnesota Statutes 231.36
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
- Person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44