A. It is unlawful for a person who has received proceeds derived, directly or indirectly, from a pattern of racketeering activity in which the person has participated, to use or invest, directly or indirectly, any part of the proceeds or the proceeds derived from the investment or use in the acquisition of an interest in, or the establishment or operation of, an enterprise. Whoever violates this subsection is guilty of a second degree felony.

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes 30-42-4

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.

B. It is unlawful for a person to engage in a pattern of racketeering activity in order to acquire or maintain, directly or indirectly, an interest in or control of an enterprise. Whoever violates this subsection is guilty of a second degree felony.

C. It is unlawful for a person employed by or associated with an enterprise to conduct or participate, directly or indirectly, in the conduct of the enterprise’s affairs by engaging in a pattern of racketeering activity. Whoever violates this subsection is guilty of a second degree felony.

D. It is unlawful for a person to conspire to violate the provisions of Subsections A through C of this section. Whoever violates this subsection is guilty of a third degree felony.

E. Whoever is convicted of a violation of Subsection A, B, C or D of this section in addition to the prescribed penalties shall forfeit to the state of New Mexico:

and (1)     any interest acquired or maintained in violation of the Racketeering Act;

(2)     any interest in, security of, claim against or property or contractual right of any kind affording a source of influence over an enterprise that the person has established, operated, controlled, conducted or participated in the conduct of in violation of the Racketeering Act.

F. The provisions of the Forfeiture Act [Chapter 31, Article 27 NMSA 1978] apply to the seizure, forfeiture and disposal of property described in Subsection E of this section.