New York Arts and Cultural Affairs Law
Falsifying Certificates of Authenticity or Any Similar Written Instrument
§ 13.03. Falsifying certificates of authenticity or any similar written instrument. A person who, with intent to defraud, deceive or injure another, makes, utters or issues a certificate of authenticity or any similar written instrument for a work of fine art attesting to material facts which the work does not in fact possess is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.