Nevada Revised Statutes Section 205.463 - Crimes and Punishments

Obtaining and using personal identifying information of another person to harm person or for unlawful purpose.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a person who knowingly:

(a) Obtains any personal identifying information of another person; and

(b) Uses the personal identifying information to harm that other person or for any unlawful purpose, including, without limitation, to obtain credit, a good, a service or anything of value in the name of that person,

Ę is guilty of a category B felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for a minimum term of not less than 1 year and a maximum term of not more than 20 years, and may be further punished by a fine of not more than $100,000.

2. A person who knowingly:

(a) Obtains any personal identifying information of another person; and

(b) Uses the personal identifying information to avoid or delay being prosecuted for an unlawful act,

Ę is guilty of a category E felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.

3. In addition to any other penalty, the court shall order a person convicted of violating subsection 1 to pay restitution, including, without limitation, any attorney’s fees and costs incurred to:

(a) Repair the credit history or rating of the person whose personal identifying information he obtained and used in violation of subsection 1; and

(b) Satisfy a debt, lien or other obligation incurred by the person whose personal identifying information he obtained and used in violation of subsection 1.

Last modified: February 25, 2006