2013 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 59A - Insurance Code
Article 16 - Trade Practices and Frauds
Section 59A-16-8 - Falsification, omission of records; misleading financial statements. (1984)


NM Stat § 59A-16-8 (2013) What's This?

59A-16-8. Falsification, omission of records; misleading financial statements. (1984) 
A.   No person shall make or cause to be made any false entry in any book, report or statement of any insurer with intent to injure or defraud the insurer or any other person, or to deceive any officer of the insurer, or the superintendent or any examiner appointed to examine the affairs of the insurer. Any person who violates this subsection, or with like intent aids or abets any such violation is guilty of a felony.   
B.   No person shall with intent to deceive the insurer, or the superintendent or any examiner appointed to examine into the insurer's affairs, omit to make a true entry of any material fact pertaining to the insurer's business in any book, report or statement of the insurer. A violation of this subsection shall be subject to the same penalty as prescribed in Subsection A.   
C.   No person shall knowingly file with any supervisory or other public officer, or make, publish, disseminate, circulate or deliver to any person, or place before the public, or cause directly or indirectly, to be made, published, disseminated, circulated, delivered to any person, or placed before the public, any false statement of the financial condition of an insurer.   
D.   No person shall advertise the capital or assets of an insurer without the same advertisement setting forth the amount of the insurer's liabilities.   
  History: Laws 1984, ch. 127, § 276. 

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