Wisconsin Administrative Code
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VA 1 - General
VA 1.08 - False statements

Universal Citation: WI Admin Code § VA 1.08

§ VA 1.08. False statements

(1) SUSPENSION OF BENEFITS.

(a) Investigation and suspension. When it appears that a false statement has been made in connection with an application for benefits from the department, the department shall use such means of investigating such apparent false statement as it deems advisable. In any case where the department finds after investigation that any applicant for benefits from the department has willfully made or caused to be made, or conspired, combined, aided or assisted in, agreed to, arranged for, or in any wise procured the making of a false or fraudulent affidavit, declaration, certificate, statement or other writing, it may suspend all benefits available to such applicant from the department.

(c) Reinstatement of benefits. The department after investigation may reinstate benefits. If the department shall find that an application for reinstatement is made without sufficient cause to justify reinstatement it shall deny the same.

(2) CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. In proper cases, where the department is satisfied that a false statement has been made in connection with an application for benefits, it may forward the relevant facts to the appropriate district attorney for necessary action pursuant to s. 45.03(16) (b), Stats.

(Cr. Register, March, 1965, No. 111, eff. 4-1-65; r. and recr., Register, August, 1972, No. 200, eff. 9-1-72; r. (1) (b), Register, January, 1984, No. 337, eff. 2-1-84; correction in (2) made under s. 13.93(2m) (b) 7, Stats., Register, April, 1986, No. 364.)
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