NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
THE ATHLON OUTDOORS SHOOT FOR $1 MILLION (“SWEEPSTAKES”) BEGINS AT 12:00:00 AM EASTERN TIME (“ET”) ON 11/1/20 and ENDS AT 11:59:59 PM ET ON 1/31/21 (“ENTRY PERIOD”). SWEEPSTAKES CONSISTS OF TWO EARLY BIRD ENTRY PERIODS AND ONE GRAND PRIZE DRAWING. REFER TO THE “HOW TO ENTER” SECTION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES FOR ENTRY DEADLINES.
THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE CANCELED BY SPONSOR AT ANY TIME IF THE CORONA VIRUS/COVID-19 PANDEMIC CONTINUES THROUGH THE ENTRY PERIOD CREATING AN UNSATISFACTORY ENVIRONMENT TO COMPLETE THE SWEEPSTAKES, DETERMINED AT THE SOLE DISCRETION OF THE SPONSOR.
ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes isopen only to individuals who are legal residents of, and physical located in, the United States and Washington D.C., (excluding residents of Florida and New York who are not eligible) age 21 years or older at time of entry (“Entrant”). Subject to all applicable federal and state and local laws and regulations. Void in New York, Florida, or any location outside of the United States and Washington, D.C. and where prohibited by law. Employees and their immediate families (parents, children, spouse, siblings) of Athlon Sports Communications, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), the following “Sponsor Companies”: Sportsman’s Warehouse; Smith & Wesson; Walther; Umarex; Riton; Kahr; and Browning, Ventura Associates International LLC (the “Administrator”), SCA Promotions, Inc. (“SCA”); their respective parent companies, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies, affiliates, printers, retailers, sales representatives and/or distributors, and those living in the same household (whether related or not) are not eligible to enter.
HOW TO ENTER: Visit ShootForOneMillion.com during the Entry Period and follow all onscreen instructions to complete and submit the online entry form. Once submitted, your Entry will qualify for the Grand Prize drawing and for available Early Bird Prize Drawings (if any). To qualify for Early Bird Prize Drawing #1, your entry must be received between 12:00:00 AM ET on November 1, 2020 and 11:59:59 pm ET on November 30, 2020. To qualify for Early Bird Prize Drawing #2, your entry must be received between 12:00:00 AM ET on November 1, 2020 and 11:59:59 pm ET on December 31, 2020. Any entry that is received between January 1, 2021 and January 31, 2021 will only qualify for the Grand Prize Drawing. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered will be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, damaged, garbled, incomplete, illegible, or misdirected entries. Entries received will not be returned or acknowledged. Limit: Each person is limited in the number of entries based on one original entry plus the opportunity to earn bonus entry(ies) as outlined below. The maximum number of total entries including original entry plus bonus entries is 500 per person.
Using the tools on the entry confirmation page, complete any or all of the following Sweepstakes tasks to earn bonus entry(ies) during the Entry Period. Sweepstakes tasks and/or bonus entries allocated per task are subject to change at Sponsor’s sole discretion:
|Task||Bonus Entries Earned|
|Refer the Sweepstakes to your friends via the page included on the official entry form.||2 per referral|
|Visit the official website of the following retailers: Sportsman’s Warehouse, Smith & Wesson, Kahr Firearms, Walther, Umarex, Riton Optics, and Browning.||1 per retailer|
|Visiting of the following retailers on Facebook: Sportsman’s Warehouse, Smith & Wesson, Kahr Firearms, Walther, Umarex, Riton Optics, and Browning on Facebook.||1 per retailer|
|Follow the following retailers on Twitter: Tactical-Life, Ballistic, Personal Defense World, Sportsman’s Warehouse, Smith & Wesson, Walther, Umarex, Riton Optics, and Browning on Twitter||1 per retailer|
|Visit the Instagram pages of each company: Athlon Outdoors + Sportsman’s Warehouse, Smith & Wesson, Kahr Firearms, Walther, Umarex, Riton Optics, and Browning||1 per retailer|
|Subscribe to the YouTube page of Tactical-Life, Personal Defense World and Ballistic Mag.||1 per retailer|
GRAND PRIZE DETAILS & EACH PRIZE’S CORRESPONDING RETAILS VALUES (“ARV”):
One (1) Grand Prize: One winner will receive a trip for two (2) to Phoenix, AZ and the opportunity to play to win a One Million Dollar Prize (“One Million Dollar Prize”), (paid, if won, in installments of $20,000.00 per year for 50 years (without interest) or as a lump sum of $510,000.00, based on winner’s choice), plus three (3) Smith & Wesson® guns consisting of a revolver, pistol and rifle, plus a $5,000.00 Sportsman’s Warehouse Gift Card (eligible only at Sportsman’s Warehouse). Grand Prize Winner may also receive a second $5,000.00 Sportsman’s Warehouse Gift Card according to the conditions described in the next paragraph. Trip portion of Grand Prize includes: round-trip coach airfare for winner and one (1) guest via Sponsor’s selected air carrier to/from a major commercial airport nearest winner’s primary residence (or ground transportation if winner resides less than 100 miles of Phoenix, AZ), two (2) consecutive nights one standard room, double occupancy (room and room tax only), select meals and swag bag. Selection of swag bag and gift card vendor are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Gift card is subject to the terms and conditions stipulated by vendor and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. All costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of the Grand Prize trip not specified herein as being awarded, including, but not limited to, ground transportation (other than as noted), meals (other than as noted) inflight charges, in room charges, fees, gratuities, incidentals, service charges, upgrades or insurance are the winner’s (and guest’s) sole responsibility. Guest must be 18 years or older and will be required to execute and return a Liability/Publicity Release prior to travel. Actual value of trip depends on location of winner and airfares at time of departure. Grand prize winner must travel on dates specified by Sponsor or forfeit all rights to prize and he or she must obtain proper documentation (e.g., valid photo ID, hunting license, tags, etc.) prior to prize award or travel. The winner may be required to provide a major credit card upon hotel check-in. Final details of the trip will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
In addition to the trip prize, and during the trip stay, the Grand Prize winner will have the opportunity to play for a chance to win a One Million Dollar Prize (as described above) by partaking in a shooting contest that will be supervised and filmed by personnel from the Sponsor. The shooting contest is defined as the Grand Prize winner taking two (2) shots at a target bank consisting of twenty (20) target spots each numbered and corresponding to twenty (20) sealed numbered envelopes (“Game Pieces”). If Grand Prize winner hits two (2) of the twenty (20) target spots, he or she will have the opportunity to open the numbered envelopes corresponding to the numbers he or she shot on the target. If he or she does not hit two (2) target spots, he or she will be entitled to select exactly two (2) sealed envelopes from a designated set of twenty (20) sealed envelopes. The set of twenty (20) sealed security envelopes will consist of two (2) sealed envelopes containing the matching grand prize-winning message and eighteen (18) sealed envelopes containing non-winning messages (“SORRY, NOT A WINNER”). If Grand Prize winner selects two (2) envelopes from the set of twenty (20) envelopes and if the two (2) envelopes selected by the Grand Prize winner are the two (2) envelopes that contain the grand prize-winning message (“GRAND PRIZE WINNER”), then, subject to the Sponsor and the Grand Prize winner having complied with all of the requirements imposed by Sponsor, the Grand Prize winner is the potential winner of the One Million Dollar Prize to be paid out in fifty (50) annual installments of $20,000.00 (without interest) or the grand prize winner may choose a lump sum payment of $510,000.00. Winning is subject to verification and approval by Sponsor and Sponsor’s agent. Sponsor will visually record Grand Prize winner’s envelope opening attempts when opening two (2) and only two (2) envelopes from the designated set of twenty (20) envelopes and the contents of such two (2) opened envelopes. If Grand Prize winner does not win the One Million Dollar Prize, he/she will have the opportunity to make an attempt to win a second $5,000.00 Sportsman’s Warehouse Gift Card by partaking in a second shooting contest, which will entail hitting a specific target at specific yardage, to be determined at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Early Bird Prize #1: Winner will receive a Smith & Wesson Gun Package consisting of: one (1) revolver, one (1) pistol, and one (1) rifle (ARV: $3,975.00 per package).
Early Bird Prize #2: Winner will receive a Smith & Wesson Gun Package consisting of: one (1) revolver, one (1) pistol, and one (1) rifle (ARV: $3,975.00 per package).
Twelve (12) winners: Each winner will receive a package consisting of: Umarex Gauntlet PCP Air Rifle, RWS 350 Magnum Air Rifle, Axeon Optics, Optical Dynamics OD40 hunting light, Big Blast Cap, Umarex Gauntlet .177 Magazine, RWS Shooter’s Kit plus a Umarex Airguns hat (ARV of each package: $1,104.30).
Three (3) winners: Each will receive a Riton Optics prize package consisting of Riton Optics X1 Tactix ARD, Riton Optics X5 Conquer 5-25×50 MRAD and Riton Optics X5 Primal 10×42 Binoculars (ARV of each package: $2,099.99).
Four (4) winners: Each will receive a Walther Q5 Match Steel Frame Pro 9mm (ARV: $1,650.00)
Two (2) winners: Each winner will receive a Browning US49-FLAG Stars & Stripes Mark IV Gun Safe, a Browning X-BOLT Hell’s Canyon Long Range Rifle, a Browning BPS Field Composite Shotgun and a Browning 1911-380 Black Label Pro Compact with rail night sights (ARV: $7,710.00 per package)
Three (3) winners: Each will receive an Auto Ordnance MI Carbine, a Magnum Research Baby Eagle, full size .45AC, and a Magnum Research Desert Eagle .50AE (ARV: $4,274.00 per package).
Limit: one (1) prize per person or household. Maximum value of all prizes: $1,080,595.00
WINNER SELECTION: Each Early Bird random drawing will be conducted from all eligible Early Bird entries received for a given Early Bird Prize drawing within five (5) business days after the end date of a specific Early Bird entry deadline. The random drawing to award the Grand Prize drawing and all other prizes will be conducted on or about February 13, 2021 from all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. All random drawings will be conducted under the supervision of the Administrator, an independent judging organization whose decisions are final and binding in all respects related to the random drawings.
ODDS OF WINNING A PRIZE: Odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received for each Early Bird Prize Drawing and the random drawing to award the Grand Prize and additional prizes. Odds of Grand Prize winner winning the One Million Dollar Prize: 1:190.
WINNER NOTIFICATION & WINNER RESPONSIBILITIES: Each potential winner will be notified via email, telephone or overnight mail within three (3) business days after conducting a specific random drawing. If a winner is contacted via email or telephone, attempts will be made to contact each potential winner within a three (3) day period. If a potential winner fails to respond within three (3) days, or if email attempts are returned as undeliverable, that potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate may be determined using the same random drawing process stated above. In order to receive a prize, each potential winner will be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability (except where prohibited) which must be signed, notarized and returned (along with any other documentation the Sponsor and/or the Administrator requires for prize fulfillment, such as, but not limited to, IRS W-9 Form, providing proof of identity, and various licenses or permits) within three (3) days of date printed on notification or the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be determined.
Any winner of a firearm must conform to all local, state and federal regulations as applicable and must make arrangements for delivery of prize with appropriate federally licensed firearms dealer as required by State and Federal law. No advertised item is intended for prize distribution, carry, use or sale in those states or in those areas where such item is prohibited by law, including Massachusetts and Washington. Prizes will be awarded within approximately sixty (60) days of winner verification, except in cases of delay of availability. Sponsor is not responsible for such delays. Winners bear risk of loss or damage for failure to pick up any merchandise prize. If a merchandise prize is not picked up after thirty (30) days, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected at random at Sponsor’s sole discretion. No prize is intended for sale or for prize distribution in those states or in those areas where the prize is prohibited by law. Any winner from the states of Massachusetts and Washington who is eligible to win a prize but where the award of the prize would otherwise be in violation of federal, state, or local law will receive an alternate prize of equal value selected at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. State and local laws, restrictions and regulations may limit or prohibit the sale, prize distribution, carry or use of certain prizes. If for any reason whatsoever, a winner is not able to accept a prize due to reasons such as, but not limited to physical impairment, mental disability, etc., s/he will receive an alternate prize at Sponsor’s discretion. State and local laws, restrictions and regulations may limit or prohibit the sale, prize distribution, carry or use of certain prizes. The mention of the prizes or any other product or service in any advertisement or text does not mean the products or services have been tested, endorsed or approved by Sponsor. No prize is redeemable for cash, exchange or transfer, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion, who reserves the right to substitute any prize with one of similar or greater value if any prize, or any portion thereof, is unavailable. Each winner is solely responsible for all taxes on prizes and other expenses not specifically set forth herein, including but not limited to registration, license fees, insurance, and optional equipment, and all other unspecified costs associated with claiming, registering and/or using the corresponding prize. Winners acknowledge that all prizes are provided “As-Is” and the Released Parties (as defined herein) do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of any prize, except that prizes will be subject to the corresponding manufacturer’s stated warranty, if any.
GENERAL: “Game pieces” that contain printing errors, are tampered with, illegible, photocopied, mechanically reproduced, distributed where prohibited by SCA or not obtained through regular channels will be deemed null and void. If through printing or production errors, more winning unique codes are printed and distributed than those prize quantities offered in the Official Rules, no more than the actual number of prize(s) per the Game’s Official Rules will be awarded. All game pieces are subject to verification. Anti-fraud detection devices may be used to verify game pieces and/or a winning attempt. Game pieces will be void if they fail to pass anti-fraud detection measures or if found to be photocopied, reproduced, altered, forged, defaced, tampered with, mutilated, stolen, unauthorized or illegible in any way, or if they fail to contain special markings and/or security codes used by SCA.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent judging organization, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission for the Sponsor and/or the Sponsor’s designee to use each winner’s name, address (city and state), biographical information, photos, picture, portrait, likeness, voice, video and/or statements regarding the Sweepstakes for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity in all forms of media, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of any prize or for any suspension of the Sweepstakes or inability to implement the Sweepstakes or award the prizes as contemplated herein due to any event beyond its control, including delays or interruptions caused by acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, pandemics, epidemics, weather, utility outages, acts of terrorism or any federal, state, or local government law, order, or regulation, order of any court or regulator. Sponsor reserves the right to take action to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes); (iii) suspend entries if the Sweepstakes becomes unfairly impaired in any way and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to such action; or (iv) modify, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes or any and all prizes.
This Sweepstakes shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of Tennessee without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. Any disputes that may arise out of or connected to the Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of Tennessee, or, if applicable, federal law.
Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participation in this Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest to Nashville, Tennessee; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; (3) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs, but in no event including attorneys’ fees, disbursements or arbitration costs. ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEYS’ FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE. SOME STATES MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. For any matters which are not subject to arbitration as set forth in these Official Rules and/or in connection with the entering of any judgment on an arbitration award in connection with these Official Rules and/or the Sweepstakes, the parties irrevocably submit and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in the County of Davidson in the State of Tennessee. LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER WITH OR VANDALIZE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AND CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
RELEASE: Entrants on their behalf, and on behalf of their respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns (“Releasing Parties”), release, defend and hold harmless Sponsor, Presenting Sponsor Companies, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, any entity involved in the fulfillment of the prize(s) or the administration of the Sweepstakes, and their respective employees, officers, directors and agents of each (“Released Parties”), from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, debts, dues, sums of money, accounts, reckonings, bonds, bills, specialties, covenants, contracts, controversies, agreements, promises, variances, trespasses, lost profits, indirect or direct damages, consequential damages, incidental damages, punitive or exemplary damages, judgments, extent, executions, claims and demands whatsoever, in law, admiralty or equity, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, against Released Parties which any one or more of the Releasing Parties ever had, now have or hereafter can, shall or may have which in any way arise out of or result from entrant’s participation, acceptance and use or misuse of any prize, including, without limiting the foregoing, property damage, personal injury, death, or any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy.
By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant expressively waives and relinquishes all rights and benefits afforded by California Civil Code 1542 and does so understanding and acknowledging the significance of this waiver. Section 1542 states as follows: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DID NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN, BY HIM OR HER, WOULD HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR THE RELEASED PARTIES.”
SPECIAL CAUTION: COVID-19: Grand Prize winner and guest each understand and agree that travel is inherently dangerous due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic which is a highly contagious and communicable disease for which there is currently no known vaccine; and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, each assumes any and all risks of illness or injury which may arise directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from prize related travel and activities. Additionally, Grand Prize winner and guest understand and agree that, in response to economic and/or social conditions engendered by COVID-19/Coronavirus, Sponsor may be compelled to cancel the trip, the Sweepstakes and any prizes with little (if any) advanced notice.
ENDORSEMENTS: The names of companies and products mentioned herein, and any corresponding likenesses, logos and images reproduced herein, have been used for identification purposes only and may be the copyrighted properties and trademarks of their respective owners. The mention of any company, or the inclusion of a product as a prize, does not imply any association with or endorsement by such company or the manufacturer or distributor of such product and, except as otherwise indicated, no association or endorsement is intended or should be inferred. All entries must comply with all Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest terms, guidelines and policies. This Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, or Pinterest. All information submitted by entrants in connection with this Sweepstakes is being submitted to Sponsor, not Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, or Pinterest.
WINNERS LIST: For a copy of the winners list (available after February 28, 2021), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by February 28, 2021 to: Athlon Outdoors Shoot For $1 Million Winners List Request, 2451 Atrium Way, Suite 320, Nashville, TN 37214.
OPT-OUT: To opt-out of Sponsor’s future Sweepstakes mailings write to: Athlon Outdoors Shoot For $1 Million Opt Out, 2451 Atrium Way, Suite 320, Nashville, TN 37214.
ADMINISTRATOR: Ventura Associates International LLC, 494 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10001.
SPONSOR: Athlon Sports Communications, Inc., 2451 Atrium Way, Suite 320, Nashville, TN 37214.
PRESENTING SPONSOR COMPANIES:
Sportsman’s Warehouse (https://www.sportsmans.com/)
Smith & Wesson (https://www.smith-wesson.com/)
Walther Arms (https://waltherarms.com/)
Riton Optics (https://www.ritonoptics.com/)
Kahr Arms (Including Desert Eagle, Auto Ordnance, et al) (https://shopkahrfirearmsgroup.com/)
Browning Arms (https://www.browning.com/)
NOTICE TO ONLINE ENTRANTS:
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the email address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent judging organization, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.
Legal Warning: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN individual, whether or not an ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, destroy, tamper WITH or vandalize this WEBSITE OR interfere with the OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS and SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES and diligently pursue all remedies AND CRIMINAL PROSECUTION against ANY SUCH individual TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.