2010 Maryland Code
Subtitle 4 - Other Commercial Fraud
Section 8-401 - Fraudulent conversion of partnership assets.

§ 8-401. Fraudulent conversion of partnership assets.

(a)  Prohibited.- A partner may not with fraudulent intent: 

(1) convert or appropriate to the partner's own use partnership money or property; 

(2) make, or cause to be made, a false entry in partnership records of a partnership transaction; or 

(3) fail to make or cause to be made an entry in partnership records to show the true state of a transaction: 

(i) relating to partnership business; or 

(ii) involving the use of partnership money or property. 

(b)  Penalty.- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 10 years or a fine not exceeding $5,000 or both. 

(c)  Statute of limitations and in banc review.- A person who violates this section is subject to § 5-106(b) of the Courts Article. 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 173; 2002, ch. 26, § 2.]   

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