N.Y. Penal Law Section 496.06
Public corruption


A person commits the crime of public corruption when:


(i) being a public servant he or she commits a specified offense through the use of his or her public office, or


being a person acting in concert with such public servant he or she commits a specified offense, and


the state or any political subdivision thereof or any governmental instrumentality within the state is the owner of the property.


A “specified offense” is an offense defined by any of the following provisions of this chapter: section 155.25 (petit larceny); section 155.30 (grand larceny in the fourth degree); section 155.35 (grand larceny in the third degree); section 155.40 (grand larceny in the second degree); section 155.42 (grand larceny in the first degree); section 190.60 (scheme to defraud in the second degree); or section 190.65 (scheme to defraud in the first degree).

Source: Section 496.06 — Public corruption, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PEN/496.­06 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

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Sep. 22, 2014

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