Nevada Revised Statutes Section 206.260 - Crimes and Punishments

Fraudulent and malicious destruction of writings. A person who fraudulently or maliciously tears, burns, effaces, cuts, or in any other way destroys, with the intent to defraud, prejudice or injure any person or body corporate:

1. Any deed, lease, bond, will, or any other sealed writing;

2. Any bank bill or note, check, warrant or certificate for the payment of money or other thing, or other security for the payment of money or the delivery of goods;

3. Any certificate or other public security of this state, the United States, or any state or territory for the payment of money;

4. Any receipt, acquittance, release, defeasance, discharge of any debt, suit or other demand;

5. Any transfer or assurance of money, stock, goods, chattels or other property;

6. Any letter of attorney or other power;

7. Any daybook or other book of account; or

8. Any agreement or contract,

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

Last modified: February 25, 2006