1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Penal
  4. Part 3: Specific Offenses
  5. Title K: Offenses Involving Fraud
  6. Article 170: Forgery and Related Offenses


Section 170.47 Criminal possession of an anti-security item

Penal (PEN)

  A person is guilty of criminal possession of an anti-security item, when with intent to steal property at a retail mercantile establishment as defined in article twelve-B of the general business law, he knowingly possesses in such an establishment an item designed for the purpose of overcoming detection of security markings or attachments placed on property offered for sale at such an establishment.

  Criminal possession of an anti-security item is a class B misdemeanor.