52:4B-69 Cause of action by crime victim for enhanced value of memorabilia gained from crime

  1. 9.  A crime victim shall have a cause of action against any person who offers for sale or purports to offer for sale, any memorabilia or other property or item of the defendant, the value of which is enhanced by the notoriety gained from the commission of the crime.
  2. Upon proof, by a preponderance of the evidence, of a person's violation of this section and of resulting damages, the person shall be liable as follows:
  1. To the person or persons injured, for an award in the amount of damages incurred as a result of the sale or purported sale of the defendant's property, including damages for any emotional distress suffered as a result of the sale, such punitive damages as may be assessed, and any reasonable attorney's fees and costs of suit incurred; and
  2. Such injunctive relief as the court may deem necessary to avoid the defendant's continued violation.