N.Y. Penal Law Section 170.15
Forgery in the first degree


A person is guilty of forgery in the first degree when, with intent to defraud, deceive or injure another, he falsely makes, completes or alters a written instrument which is or purports to be, or which is calculated to become or to represent if completed:

1.

Part of an issue of money, stamps, securities or other valuable instruments issued by a government or governmental instrumentality; or

2.

Part of an issue of stock, bonds or other instruments representing interests in or claims against a corporate or other organization or its property. Forgery in the first degree is a class C felony.

Source: Section 170.15 — Forgery in the first degree, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PEN/170.­15 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

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Jul. 13, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 170.15’s source at nysenate​.gov

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