Title 11
Criminal Offenses

Chapter 18
Fraud and False Dealing

R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-18-25

§ 11-18-25. Concealment or transfer of property with intent to defraud creditors.

Every person who, while insolvent, shall, with intent to defraud his or her creditors, remove from out of the state, secrete, or unlawfully transfer or otherwise dispose of any property belonging to his or her estate, which is not exempt from attachment by law, or who, having made an assignment for the benefit of creditors, shall secrete, destroy, or withhold from his or her assignee any books, deeds, documents, or writings relating to the property, shall, upon conviction of the offense, be imprisoned not exceeding two (2) years.

History of Section.
G.L. 1896, ch. 279, § 67; P.L. 1902, ch. 1000, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 345, § 70; G.L. 1923, ch. 397, § 70; G.L. 1938, ch. 608, § 77; G.L. 1956, § 11-18-25.