A person who receives money, goods, services or anything else of value obtained in violation of Section 30-16-33 NMSA 1978, and who knows or has reason to believe that it was so obtained, violates this section. The degree of the offense is determined as follows:

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes 30-16-36

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.

A. when the value of all things of value obtained from a person in violation of this section is two hundred fifty dollars ($250) or less in any consecutive six-month period, then the offense is a petty misdemeanor;

B. when the value of all things of value obtained from a person in violation of this section is more than two hundred fifty dollars ($250) but not more than five hundred dollars ($500) in any consecutive six-month period, then the offense is a misdemeanor;

C. when the value of all things of value obtained from a person in violation of this section is more than five hundred dollars ($500) but not more than two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) in any consecutive six-month period, then the offense is a fourth degree felony;

D. when the value of all things of value obtained from a person in violation of this section is more than two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) but not more than twenty thousand dollars ($20,000) in any consecutive six-month period, then the offense is a third degree felony; or

E. when the value of all things of value obtained from a person in violation of this section is more than twenty thousand dollars ($20,000) in any consecutive six-month period, then the offense is a second degree felony.