2010 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 14 - Offenses Against Property
Part 9 - Money Laundering Offenses
39-14-906 - Criminal intent.

39-14-906. Criminal intent.

(a)  In a prosecution for an offense under this part, the state is not required to prove that the defendant actually knew that the property or proceeds were derived from a specified unlawful activity, so long as the defendant knew that the property or proceeds were derived from some form of criminal activity.

(b)  A corporation, the board of directors or the executive officers shall not be responsible for the criminal acts of the corporation's employees; provided, that the corporation has exercised due diligence to prevent the criminal acts. For purposes of this part, a corporation shall be deemed to have exercised due diligence if the criminal acts committed by its employees are in violation of specific corporate policy or instructions, the corporate policy or instructions were communicated to the employees who committed the criminal acts, the corporation had implemented monitoring or supervision procedures reasonably designed to detect violations of its corporate policy or instruction, and the board of directors and executive officers of the corporation acted in good faith.

[Acts 1996, ch. 1012, § 5.]  

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