In 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.
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:
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:
(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.
(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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