New York Penal - Article 190 - § 190.42 Criminal Usury in the First Degree
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§ 190.42 Criminal usury in the first degree.
A person is guilty of criminal usury in the first degree when, not
being authorized or permitted by law to do so, he knowingly charges,
takes or receives any money or other property as interest on the loan or
forbearance of any money or other property, at a rate exceeding
twenty-five per centum per annum or the equivalent rate for a longer or
shorter period and either the actor had previously been convicted of the
crime of criminal usury or of the attempt to commit such crime, or the
actor's conduct was part of a scheme or business of making or collecting
Criminal usury in the first degree is a class C felony.
Section: 190.23 190.25 190.26 190.27 190.30 190.35 190.40 190.42 190.45 190.50 190.55 190.60 190.65 190.70 190.72
Last modified: March 7, 2013