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Penalties -

Civil penalty. Any person who fails to comply with the registration requirements may be liable for a civil penalty of up to $5,000 for each violation. Failure to comply includes the filing of false or materially incomplete information. Each day a violation continues constitutes a separate violation. In addition, the Secretary of the Treasury may bring a civil action to enjoin the violation.

Criminal penalty. It is unlawful to do business without complying with the registration requirements. A criminal fine and/or imprisonment for up to 5 years may be imposed.

31 CFR 1022.380(e) (formerly 31 CFR 103.41(e)), 18 USC 1960





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