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Nevada Revised Statutes Title 15. Crimes and Punishments § 205.605. Using scanning device or reencoder to defraud

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1. A person shall not:

(a) Use a scanning device to access, read, obtain, memorize or store, temporarily or permanently, information encoded on the magnetic strip or stripe of a payment card:

(1) Without the permission of the authorized user of the payment card;  and

(2) With the intent to defraud the authorized user, the issuer of the payment card or any other person.

(b) Use a reencoder to place information encoded on the magnetic strip or stripe of a payment card onto the magnetic strip or stripe of a different card:

(1) Without the permission of the authorized user of the card from which the information is being reencoded;  and

(2) With the intent to defraud the authorized user, the issuer of the payment card or any other person.

2. A person who violates any provision of this section is guilty of a category C felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.

3. In addition to any other penalty, the court shall order a person who violates any provision of this section to pay restitution, including, without limitation, any attorney's fees and costs incurred to:

(a) Repair the credit history or rating of each person who is a victim of the violation;  and

(b) Satisfy a debt, lien or other obligation incurred by each person who is a victim of the violation.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Nevada Revised Statutes Title 15. Crimes and Punishments § 205.605. Using scanning device or reencoder to defraud - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nv/title-15-crimes-and-punishments/nv-rev-st-205-605.html


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