According to NRS 205.550, a bailee, any officer, agent or servant of a bailee, who delivers products knowing they are covered by an outstanding document of title, where the negotiation of said title would transfer the rights to the property without obtaining that negotiable document, has committed a gross misdemeanor.
Gross misdemeanors in Nevada are more serious than misdemeanors but not as serious as a felony. Some of the common gross misdemeanors, in addition to the crime described in NRS 205.550, include:
People charged with a gross misdemeanor in Nevada can opt for a jury trial or bench trial, which is decided by a judge. The maximum penalties for a gross misdemeanor are 354 days in jail and/or a fine of $2,000.
Most gross misdemeanor conviction records may be sealed if the case has been concluded for at least two years. If the convicted is not a US citizen, the gross misdemeanor conviction can result in deportation to their country of origin.
If you are convicted for the crime of delivery of goods covered by outstanding negotiable document of title without obtaining negotiable document, you can face more consequences than jail time and fines. Some of the civil penalties that may be involved can make it difficult to get on with your life:
If you have been charged with the crime of delivery of goods covered by outstanding negotiable document of title without obtaining negotiable document, you could face serious criminal and civil consequences. Take action and contact our Las Vegas office today for a free case review.