N.Y. Penal Law Section 165.20
Fraudulently obtaining a signature


A person is guilty of fraudulently obtaining a signature when, with intent to defraud or injure another or to acquire a substantial benefit for himself or a third person, he obtains the signature of a person to a written instrument by means of any misrepresentation of fact which he knows to be false. Fraudulently obtaining a signature is a class A misdemeanor.

Source: Section 165.20 — Fraudulently obtaining a signature, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PEN/165.­20 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 165.20’s source at nysenate​.gov

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