New York Penal Law
Unlawful Possession of a Skimmer Device in the Second Degree
§ 190.85 Unlawful possession of a skimmer device in the second degree.
1. A person is guilty of unlawful possession of a skimmer device in the second degree when he or she possesses a skimmer device with the intent that such device be used in furtherance of the commission of the crime of identity theft or unlawful possession of personal identification information as defined in this article.
2. For purposes of this article, “skimmer device” means a device designed or adapted to obtain personal identifying information from a credit card, debit card, public benefit card, access card or device, or other card or device that contains personal identifying information. Unlawful possession of a skimmer device in the second degree is a class A misdemeanor.