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NRS 202.448 is the Nevada law that makes it a crime to issue a threat related toterrorism.1
The legal definition of a “terrorist threat” is any threat concerning an act of terrorism made with the intent to:
injure, intimidate or alarm any person,
cause panic or civil unrest,
extort or profit, or
interfere with the operations of, or cause economic or other damage to, any person or any division of government.2
Note that a person can still be prosecuted for making terrorist threats in Nevada even if no harm actually occurs. Merely making the threat with malicious intentto cause harm is sufficient to invite criminal prosecution.
Nevada Crime of "Bomb Threats"
2. What are the penalties for making a terrorist threat?
Making terrorist threats is a category B felony in Nevada. The punishment may include:
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