Federal Offenses: Forgery and Uttering – Part 3: Differences

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15th May 2024

What is the difference between forgery and uttering? Forgery is the changing or making of a document with the intent to defraud someone. Uttering is passing that document to someone with the intent to defraud.  So, if you made a … more

Federal Offenses: Forgery and Uttering – Part 2: Examples and Penalties for Uttering

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30th Apr 2024

What is uttering? Uttering, an offense that is somewhat similar to counterfeiting, is defined as an individual who utters and publishes a deed, record, instrument, or other specific writing that is forged, altered, counterfeit, or otherwise false and who does … more

Federal Offenses: Forgery and Uttering – Part 1: Penalties for Forgery

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15th Apr 2024

What is forgery? Under Florida Statute 831.01, the crime of Forgery is committed when a person falsifies, alters, counterfeits, or forges a document that carries “legal efficacy” with the intent to injure or defraud another person or entity. Penalties for … more