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(720 ILCS 5/17-27)
Fraud on creditors.
(a) Fraud in insolvency. A person commits fraud in insolvency when, knowing that proceedings have or
are about to be instituted for the appointment of a receiver or other person
entitled to administer property for the benefit of creditors, or that any other
composition or liquidation for the benefit of creditors has been or is about to
be made, he or she:
(1) destroys, removes, conceals, encumbers,
transfers, or otherwise deals with any property or obtains any substantial part of or interest in the debtor's estate with the intent to defeat or obstruct the claim of any creditor, or otherwise to obstruct the operation of any law relating to administration of property for the benefit of creditors;
(2) knowingly falsifies any writing or record
relating to the property; or
(3) knowingly misrepresents or refuses to disclose to
a receiver or other person entitled to administer property for the benefit of creditors, the existence, amount, or location of the property, or any other information which the actor could be legally required to furnish in relation to such administration.
Sentence. If the benefit derived from a violation of this subsection (a) is $500,000
or more, the violation is a Class 2 felony. If the benefit derived
a violation of this subsection (a) is less than $500,000, the violation is a
Class 3 felony.
(b) Fraud in property transfer. A person commits fraud in property transfer when he or she transfers or conveys any interest in property with the intent to defraud, defeat, hinder, or delay his or her creditors. A violation of this subsection (b) is a business offense subject to a fine not to exceed $1,000.
(Source: P.A. 96-1551, eff. 7-1-11