2010 Tennessee Code
Title 66 - Property
Chapter 11 - Mechanics' and Materialmen's Liens
Part 1 - General Provisions
66-11-140 - Misuse of proceeds prima facie evidence of intent to defraud.

66-11-140. Misuse of proceeds prima facie evidence of intent to defraud.

Use of the proceeds as enumerated in §§ 66-11-137 66-11-139 for any purpose other than either payment pursuant to written agreement between the parties or in accordance with the allocation of costs and profits under generally accepted accounting principles for construction projects shall be prima facie evidence of intent to defraud. Use of a single business bank account for multiple projects shall not be evidence of intent to defraud.

[Code 1932, § 7945; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 64-1142; Acts 2004, ch. 688, § 2; 2007, ch. 189, § 39.]  

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