Nev. Rev. Stat. § 207.460. Civil Forfeiture

Nev. Rev. Stat. § 207.460. Civil ForfeitureIn Nevada, if an individual is found guilty of a racketeering crime, Nevada Law provides a list of property that can be civilly forfeited if any property was derived from, through, or used or intended for use in the course of the racketeering activity.  This includes title to property, proceeds, property or contractual rights, or positions or offices.

What is Racketeering Activity?

In Nevada, Nev. Rev. Stat. § 207.400 makes it a crime to use or invest any proceeds derived from racketeering activity to obtain property, interest, employment, or anything of value.  The specific statutory language of Nev. Rev. Stat. § 207.360 defines “crimes related to racketeering”:

“Crime related to racketeering” means the commission of, attempt to commit or conspiracy to commit any of the following crimes:

  1. Murder;
  2. Manslaughter, except vehicular manslaughter described in NRS 484B.657;
  3. Mayhem;
  4. Battery which is punished as a felony;
  5. Kidnapping;
  6. Sexual assault;
  7. Arson;
  8. Robbery;
  9. Taking property from another under circumstances not amounting to robbery;
  10. Extortion;
  11. Statutory sexual seduction;
  12. Extortionate collection of debt in violation of NRS 205.322;
  13. Forgery, including, without limitation, forgery of a credit card or debit card in violation of NRS 205.740;
  14. Obtaining and using personal identifying information of another person in violation of NRS 205.463;
  15. Establishing or possessing a financial forgery laboratory in violation of NRS 205.46513;
  16. Any violation of NRS 199.280 which is punished as a felony;
  17. Burglary;
  18. Grand larceny;
  19. Bribery or asking for or receiving a bribe in violation of chapter 197 or 199 of NRS which is punished as a felony;
  20. Battery with intent to commit a crime in violation of NRS 200.400;
  21. Assault with a deadly weapon;
  22. Any violation of NRS 453.232, 453.316 to 453.3395, inclusive, except a violation of NRS 453.3393, or NRS 453.375 to 435.401, inclusive;
  23. Receiving or transferring a stolen vehicle;
  24. Any violation of NRS 202.260, 202.275 or 202.350 which is punished as a felony;
  25. Any violation of subsection 2 or 3 of NRS 463.360 or chapter 465 of NRS;
  26. Receiving, possessing or withholding stolen goods valued at $650 or more;
  27. Embezzlement of money or property valued at $650 or more;
  28. Obtaining possession of money or property valued at $650 or more, or obtaining a signature by means of false pretenses;
  29. Perjury or subornation of perjury;
  30. Offering false evidence;
  31. Any violation of NRS 201.300, 201.320 or 201.360;
  32. Any violation of NRS 90.570, 91.230 or 686A.290, or insurance fraud pursuant to NRS 686A.291;
  33. Any violation of NRS 205.506, 205.920 or 205.930;
  34. Any violation of NRS 202.445 or 202.446;
  35. Any violation of NRS 205.377;
  36. Involuntary servitude in violation of any provision of NRS 200.463 or 200.464 or a violation of any provision of NRS 200.465; or
  37. Trafficking in persons in violation of any provision of NRS 200.467 or 200.468.

Property Subject to Civil Forfeiture under Nev. Rev. Stat. § 207.460

Any property that is derived from the proceeds of the racketeering activity at issue is subject to civil forfeiture under Nevada law.  Nev. Rev. Stat. § 207.460 provides the exact statutory language:

  1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, the following are subject to civil forfeiture to the State;

(a) All property, real or personal, including money used in the course of, intended for use in the course of, derived from or gained through conduct in violation of NRS 207.400;

(b) Any title or interest a person has acquired or maintained in violation of NRS 207.400; and

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(c) Any property or contractual right which affords a source of influence over any enterprise established, operated, controlled, participated in or conducted in violation of NRS 207.400.

  1. Upon a showing by the owner of the requisite facts, the following is not subject to forfeiture under this section:

(a) Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (b), property used without the knowledge or consent of its owner; and

(b) A means of transportation used by a person in the transaction of business as a common carrier unless it appears the owner or person in charge of the common carrier consented to or had knowledge of the violation of NRS 207.400.

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