§930. Defamation of institutions prohibited; fine
Whoever willfully and knowingly makes, issues, circulates, transmits, or causes or knowingly permits to be made, issued, circulated, or transmitted, any statement or rumor, written, printed, reproduced in any manner, or by word of mouth, which is untrue and is directly or by inference false, malicious in that it is calculated to injure reputation or business, or derogatory to the reputation, financial condition, or standing of any association, federal association, federal savings bank, foreign association holding a certificate of authority pursuant to R.S. 6:896, Federal Home Loan Bank, the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, or the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned for not more than six months.
Acts 1970, No. 234, §1. Acts 1983, No. 675, §1.