2017 Nebraska Revised Statutes
Chapter 28 - CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
28-621 Criminal possession of a financial transaction device; penalties.

Universal Citation: NE Code § 28-621 (2017)

28-621.

Criminal possession of a financial transaction device; penalties.

(1) A person commits the offense of criminal possession of a financial transaction device if, with the intent to defraud, such person has in his or her possession or under his or her control any financial transaction device issued to a different account holder or which he or she knows or reasonably should know to be lost, stolen, forged, altered, or counterfeited.

(2) Any person committing the offense of criminal possession of one financial transaction device shall be guilty of a Class III misdemeanor.

(3) Any person committing the offense of criminal possession of two or three financial transaction devices, each issued to different account holders, shall be guilty of a Class IV felony.

(4) Any person committing the offense of criminal possession of four or more financial transaction devices, each issued to different account holders, shall be guilty of a Class IIA felony.

Source

  • Laws 1989, LB 372, § 5;
  • Laws 2015, LB605, § 37.

Annotations

  • Under this section and section 28-622, an employee is deemed to have "stolen" credit card statements if he or she physically removes such statements from his or her employer's premises with the knowledge that such statements will be used unlawfully and without the employer's authorization or knowledge. State v. Rhea, 262 Neb. 886, 636 N.W.2d 364 (2001).

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