Article 115: Criminal facilitation in New York

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115.00 Criminal facilitation in the fourth degree.
115.05 Criminal facilitation in the second degree.
115.08 Criminal facilitation in the first degree.
115.10 Criminal facilitation; no defense.
115.15 Criminal facilitation; corroboration.

NY PENAL LAW § 115.00 – Criminal Facilitation In The Fourth Degree

A person is guilty of criminal facilitation in the fourth degree when, believing it probable that he is rendering aid:

1. to a person who intends to commit a crime, he engages in conduct which provides such person with means or opportunity for the commission thereof and which in fact aids such person to commit a felony; or

2. to a person under sixteen years of age who intends to engage in conduct which would constitute a crime, he, being over eighteen years of age, engages in conduct which provides such person with means or opportunity for the commission thereof and which in fact aids such person to commit a crime.

Criminal facilitation in the fourth degree is a class A misdemeanor.


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