Nevada Revised Statutes Section 205.160 - Crimes and Punishments

Possessing or receiving forged instruments or bills. A person who has in his possession, or receives from any other person, any forged promissory note, travelerís check or money order, or bank bill, or bill for the payment of money or property, with the intention to pass it, or to permit, cause, or procure it to be uttered or passed, with the intention to defraud any person, body politic or corporate, whether the person, body politic or corporate, resides in or belongs to this state or not, knowing it to be forged or counterfeited, or has or keeps in his possession any blank or unfinished note, travelerís check, money order or bank bill, made in the form or similitude of any promissory note or bill for payment of money or property, made to be issued by any person, company, partnership or corporation, with the intention to fill up and complete the blank and unfinished note or bill, or to permit, or cause, or procure it to be filled up and completed in order to utter or pass it, or to permit, or cause, or procure it to be uttered and passed to defraud any person, body politic or corporate, whether in this state or elsewhere, is guilty of a category C felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130. In addition to any other penalty, the court shall order the person to pay restitution.

Last modified: February 25, 2006