1315.28 Prohibited acts - damages for violation.

(A) No check-cashing business shall knowingly make any incorrect statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact in any application made, investigation conducted, or hearing held pursuant to sections 1315.22 to 1315.24 of the Revised Code.

(B) No person shall:

(1) Obstruct or refuse to permit any lawful investigation by the superintendent of financial institutions, a person acting on behalf of an agency of the state or a political subdivision, or a law enforcement officer;

(2) Fail to comply with division (A) of section 1315.22 of the Revised Code;

(3) Violate or participate in the violation of sections 1315.21 to 1315.28 of the Revised Code or the rules adopted thereunder.

(C) Any person that knowingly violates any provision of sections 1315.21 to 1315.28 of the Revised Code shall forfeit to the injured party an amount equal to twice the actual damages suffered by the injured party by reason of the violation.

Effective Date: 09-26-1996 .