Nevada Revised Statutes Section 205.375 - Crimes and Punishments

False written statements to obtain property or credit. Any person:

1. Who shall knowingly make or cause to be made, either directly or indirectly, or through any agency whatsoever, any false statement in writing, with intent that it shall be relied upon, respecting the financial condition or means or ability to pay, of himself, or of any other person, firm or corporation, in which he is interested, or for whom or which he is acting, for the purpose of procuring in any form whatsoever, either the delivery of personal property, the payment of cash, the making of a loan or credit, the extension of a credit, the discount of an account receivable, or the making, acceptance, discount, sale or endorsement of a bill of exchange, or promissory note, for the benefit of either himself or of such person, firm or corporation;

2. Who, knowing that a false statement in writing has been made, respecting the financial condition or means or ability to pay, of himself, or of such person, firm or corporation, in which he is interested, or for whom he is acting, procures, upon the faith thereof, for the benefit either of himself, or of such person, firm or corporation, either or any of the things of benefit mentioned in subsection 1; or

3. Who, knowing that a statement in writing has been made respecting the financial condition or means or ability to pay, of himself or of such person, firm or corporation, in which he is interested, or for whom he is acting, represents on a later day, either orally or in writing, that such statement theretofore made, if then again made on that day, would be then true, when, in fact, the statement if then made would be false, and procures upon the faith thereof, for the benefit either of himself or such person, firm or corporation, either or any of the things of benefit mentioned in subsection 1,

shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

Last modified: February 25, 2006