2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30: Criminal Offenses
Article 16D: Unlawful Taking of a Vehicle or Motor Vehicle, 30-16D-1 through 30-16D-6
Section 30-16D-3: Fraudulently obtaining a vehicle or motor vehicle.
30-16D-3. Fraudulently obtaining a vehicle or motor vehicle.
A. Fraudulently obtaining a vehicle or motor vehicle consists of a person intentionally misappropriating or taking a vehicle or motor vehicle as defined by the Motor Vehicle Code [66-1-1 NMSA 1978] that belongs to another person by means of fraudulent conduct, practices or representations.
B. Whoever commits fraudulently obtaining a vehicle or motor vehicle is guilty of a:
(1) fourth degree felony for a first offense;
(2) third degree felony for a second offense; and
(3) second degree felony for a third or subsequent offense.
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