Nebraska Revised Statute 28-935

Chapter 28 Section 935

28-935.

Fraudulently filing a financing statement, lien, or document; penalty.

(1) A person commits the offense of fraudulently filing a financing statement, lien, or document if the person directly, or through an intermediary, submits for filing or recording in the public record, as defined in section 28-911:

(a) Any document purporting to create a nonconsensual common-law lien, as defined in section 52-1901, knowing or having reason to know that the lien is a nonconsensual common-law lien;

(b) A financing statement pursuant to article 9, Uniform Commercial Code, knowing or having reason to know that the financing statement is not based on a bona fide security agreement or was not authorized or authenticated by the alleged debtor identified in the financing statement or an authorized representative of the alleged debtor; or

(c) Any document filed in an attempt to harass an entity, individual, or public official or obstruct a government operation or judicial proceeding, knowing or having reason to know such document contained false information.

(2) Fraudulently filing a financing statement, lien, or document is a Class IV felony.

(3) Lack of belief in the jurisdiction or authority of the state or of the government of the United States is no defense to prosecution under this section.