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CHAPTER 61. CRIMES AND THEIR PUNISHMENT.

ARTICLE 15. MONEY LAUNDERING.

§61-15-3. Forfeiture; disgorgement.

(a) Any property or monetary instruments involved in a violation of this article, and any property or monetary instruments traceable to the violation, may be seized and forfeited consistent with the procedures in the West Virginia Contraband Forfeiture Act, as provided in article seven, chapter sixty-a of this code: Provided, That in any forfeiture proceeding pursuant to this section, the burden of proof shall be by clear and convincing evidence.

(b) Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section, the court, as part of sentencing for a violation under this article, may direct the disgorgement to a victim of any property or monetary instruments involved in the violation and any property or monetary instruments traceable to the violation.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2020 Regular Session
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