45-6-301, MCA

[2001] State of Montana v. Terry Weyer [05/31/06] Lewis and Clark County District Court [WCC Headnotes] Section 45-6-301(5)(b), MCA, which makes it a crime to purposely or knowingly obtain unauthorized control over worker’s compensation benefits by deception or other fraudulent action, is not violated when the owner and sole shareholder of an S corporation receives TTD benefits and also receives draws from the corporation for such things as rent payments, a hunting trip to Alaska, a land purchase, and credit payments, when the recipient did not perform any service for the corporation while he was receiving TTD benefits and the draws he received were not remuneration for any services he performed for the corporation.