2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30: Criminal Offenses
Article 45: Computer Crimes, 30-45-1 through 30-45-7
Section 30-45-5: Unauthorized computer use.


NM Stat § 30-45-5 (1996 through 1st Sess 50th Legis) What's This?

30-45-5. Unauthorized computer use.

A person who knowingly, willfully and without authorization, or having obtained authorization, uses the opportunity the authorization provides for purposes to which the authorization does not extend, directly or indirectly accesses, uses, takes, transfers, conceals, obtains, copies or retains possession of any computer, computer network, computer property, computer service, computer system or any part thereof, when the:

A. damage to the computer property or computer service has a value of two hundred fifty dollars ($250) or less, is guilty of a petty misdemeanor;

B. damage to the computer property or computer service has a value of more than two hundred fifty dollars ($250) but not more than five hundred dollars ($500), is guilty of a misdemeanor;

C. damage to the computer property or computer service has a value of more than five hundred dollars ($500) but not more than two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500), is guilty of a fourth degree felony;

D. damage to the computer property or computer service has a value of more than two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) but not more than twenty thousand dollars ($20,000), is guilty of a third degree felony; or

E. damage to the computer property or computer service has a value of more than twenty thousand dollars ($20,000), is guilty of a second degree felony.

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