49 USC 80116 - Criminal penalty

A person shall be fined under title 18, imprisoned for not more than 5 years, or both, if the person
(1) violates this chapter with intent to defraud; or
(2) knowingly or with intent to defraud
(A) falsely makes, alters, or copies a bill of lading subject to this chapter;
(B) utters, publishes, or issues a falsely made, altered, or copied bill subject to this chapter; or

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(C) negotiates or transfers for value a bill containing a false statement.