2012 New York Consolidated Laws
PEN - Penal
Part 3 - SPECIFIC OFFENSES
Title K - OFFENSES INVOLVING FRAUD
Article 178 - (178.00 - 178.25) CRIMINAL DIVERSION OF PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS AND PRESCRIPTIONS
178.15 - Criminal diversion of prescription medications and prescriptions in the third degree.


NY Penal L § 178.15 (2012) What's This?
 
  § 178.15 Criminal    diversion    of    prescription   medications   and
             prescriptions in the third degree.
    A person is guilty of criminal diversion of  prescription  medications
  and prescriptions in the third degree when he or she:
    1.  commits  a  criminal  diversion  act, and the value of the benefit
  exchanged is in excess of one thousand dollars; or
    2. commits the crime of criminal diversion of prescription medications
  and  prescriptions  in  the  fourth  degree,  and  has  previously  been
  convicted of the crime of criminal diversion of prescription medications
  and prescriptions in the fourth degree.
    Criminal  diversion  of  prescription medications and prescriptions in
  the third degree is a class E felony.

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