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Article - Corporations and Associations




§11–209.

    (a)    The Commissioner may:

        (1)    (i)    Bring a civil action for damages against a person that violates § 8–801 of the Criminal Law Article on behalf of a victim of the violation or, if the victim is deceased, the victim’s estate;

        (ii)    Recover damages under this subsection for property loss or damage; and

        (iii)    If the Commissioner prevails in an action brought under this paragraph, recover the costs of the action for the use of the Office of the Attorney General; and

        (2)    (i)    Bring a civil action for damages on behalf of a susceptible adult or older adult who is authorized to bring a cause of action under § 13–603 of the Estates and Trusts Article; and

            (ii)    If the Commissioner prevails in an action brought under this paragraph, recover the costs of the action for the use of the Office of the Attorney General.

    (b)    A conviction for a violation of § 8–801 of the Criminal Law Article is not a prerequisite for maintenance of an action under subsection (a) of this section.



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