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Contract – Mechanic's Lien – Payments – Criminal Statute – Private Right Of Action (access required)

Although a Virginia criminal statute, Code § 43-13, provides that a contractor's or subcontractor's use of funds received under a contract for any purpose other than paying amounts due for labor performed or materials furnished is prima facie evidence of intent to defraud, this statute creates no private right of action, and the trial ...