2010 New York Code
ACA - Arts and Cultural Affairs
Title G - REGULATION OF SALE OF THEATRE TICKETS
Article 25 - (25.01 - 25.35) TICKETS TO PLACES OF ENTERTAINMENT
25.35 - Criminal penalties.

* § 25.35. Criminal penalties. 1. (a) Any person, firm, corporation or
  other  entity,  whether  or not domiciled, licensed or registered within
  the state, which is convicted of violating section  25.27  or  25.29  of
  this  article  shall  be guilty of a class A misdemeanor punishable by a
  fine not to exceed one thousand dollars or two times the amount  of  the
  defendant's  gain, to be determined pursuant to the procedures set forth
  in section 400.30 of the criminal procedure law, whichever  is  greater,
  or  by  a  term  of imprisonment not to exceed one year, or by both such
  fine and imprisonment.
    (b) Any person, firm, corporation or  other  entity,  whether  or  not
  domiciled,  licensed, or registered within the state, which is convicted
  of violating section 25.27 or 25.29 of this article, when the  value  of
  the  commission,  gratuity,  bonus,  premium or price unlawfully paid or
  accepted exceeds one thousand dollars for an event as defined in section
  23.03 of this chapter, whether or not such payment is for tickets  to  a
  single  performance  of that event, shall be guilty of a class E felony,
  punishable by a term of imprisonment in accordance with the  penal  law,
  or  by  a  fine  of five thousand dollars or two times the amount of the
  defendant's gain, to be determined pursuant to the procedures set  forth
  in  section  400.30 of the criminal procedure law, whichever is greater,
  or by both such fine and imprisonment.
    2. Any person, firm or corporation which  is  convicted  of  violating
  subdivision  two  of  section 25.09 of this article shall be guilty of a
  misdemeanor punishable by a term of imprisonment not to exceed one  year
  or  by  a  fine  not  to exceed seven hundred fifty dollars on the first
  conviction; one thousand five hundred dollars on the second  conviction;
  and  two thousand dollars, on each subsequent conviction or by both such
  fine and imprisonment.
    3. Any person, firm or corporation which  is  convicted  of  knowingly
  violating  subdivision  one of section 25.07 or section 25.13 or section
  25.15 of this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable  by  a
  term  of imprisonment not to exceed one hundred eighty days or by a fine
  not to exceed five hundred dollars on the first conviction; one thousand
  dollars on the second conviction;  and  two  thousand  dollars  on  each
  subsequent conviction or by both such fine and imprisonment.
    4.  Notwithstanding  any  other  penalty  which may be imposed for any
  other violation of this article, any person, firm or  corporation  which
  is  convicted of violating section 25.11 of this article shall be guilty
  of a violation punishable by a fine not to exceed two hundred dollars on
  the first conviction; five hundred dollars on the second conviction; and
  one thousand dollars on each subsequent conviction.
    5. Any person, firm or corporation which  is  convicted  of  violating
  subdivision  one  of  section 25.09 of this article shall be guilty of a
  violation punishable by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars.
    6. Any person, firm or corporation which is convicted of violating any
  other section of this article shall be guilty of a violation  punishable
  by a fine not to exceed two hundred fifty dollars.
    7. Notwithstanding any other provision to the contrary, when the fines
  included  in  this  section  are imposed on a firm, corporation or other
  entity that is not a single person, such fines may be imposed at  up  to
  two  times  the  amount  otherwise  allowed, or, where applicable, three
  times the amount of the defendant's gain.
    * NB Repealed May 16, 2011

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