Nevada Revised Statutes Section 205.590 - Crimes and Punishments

Negotiation of document of title when goods are not in bailee’s possession. A person who, with the intent to defraud, negotiates or transfers for value a document of title, which by the terms thereof represents that goods are in possession of the bailee who issued the document, knowing that the bailee is not in possession of the goods or any part thereof, without disclosing this fact, shall be punished:

1. Where the value of the goods purported to be covered by the document of title is $250 or more, for a category D felony as provided in NRS 193.130. In addition to any other penalty, the court shall order the person to pay restitution.

2. Where the value is less than $250, for a misdemeanor.

Last modified: February 25, 2006