2014 New York Laws
PEN - Penal
Article 190 - (190.00 - 190.89) OTHER FRAUDS
190.50 - Unlawful collection practices.

NY Penal L § 190.50 (2014) What's This?
190.50 Unlawful collection practices.

A person is guilty of unlawful collection practices when, with intent to enforce a claim or judgment for money or property, he knowingly sends, mails or delivers to another person a notice, document or other instrument which has no judicial or official sanction and which in its format or appearance, simulates a summons, complaint, court order or process, or an insignia, seal or printed form of a federal, state or local government or an instrumentality thereof, or is otherwise calculated to induce a belief that such notice, document or instrument has a judicial or official sanction.

Unlawful collection practices is a class B misdemeanor.

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