Swindling; credit by false representations. A person who, by false representations of his own wealth, or mercantile correspondence and connections, obtains a credit thereby and defrauds any person of money, goods, chattels or any valuable thing, or if a person causes or procures another to report falsely of his wealth or mercantile character, and by thus imposing upon any person obtains credit and thereby fraudulently gets into the possession of goods, wares or merchandise, or other valuable thing, is a swindler, and must be sentenced to return the property fraudulently obtained, if it can be done, or to pay restitution and shall be punished:
1. Where the amount of money or the value of the chattels, goods, wares or merchandise, or other valuable thing so obtained is $250 or more, for a category C felony as provided in NRS 193.130.
2. Otherwise, for a misdemeanor.
Last modified: February 25, 2006