N.Y. Penal Law Section 190.23
False personation


A person is guilty of false personation when after being informed of the consequences of such act, he or she knowingly misrepresents his or her actual name, date of birth or address to a police officer or peace officer with intent to prevent such police officer or peace officer from ascertaining such information. False personation is a class B misdemeanor.

Source: Section 190.23 — False personation, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PEN/190.­23 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 8, 2024).

190.00
Issuing a bad check
190.05
Issuing a bad check
190.10
Issuing a bad check
190.15
Issuing a bad check
190.20
False advertising
190.23
False personation
190.25
Criminal impersonation in the second degree
190.26
Criminal impersonation in the first degree
190.27
Criminal sale of a police uniform
190.30
Unlawfully concealing a will
190.35
Misconduct by corporate official
190.40
Criminal usury in the second degree
190.42
Criminal usury in the first degree
190.45
Possession of usurious loan records
190.50
Unlawful collection practices
190.55
Making a false statement of credit terms
190.60
Scheme to defraud in the second degree
190.65
Scheme to defraud in the first degree
190.70
Scheme to defraud the state by unlawfully selling prescriptions
190.72
Unauthorized radio transmission
190.75
Criminal use of an access device in the second degree
190.76
Criminal use of an access device in the first degree
190.77
Offenses involving theft of identity
190.78
Identity theft in the third degree
190.79
Identity theft in the second degree
190.80
Identity theft in the first degree
190.80‑A
Aggravated identity theft
190.81
Unlawful possession of personal identification information in the third degree
190.82
Unlawful possession of personal identification information in the second degree
190.83
Unlawful possession of personal identification information in the first degree
190.84
Defenses
190.85
Unlawful possession of a skimmer device in the second degree
190.86
Unlawful possession of a skimmer device in the first degree
190.87
Immigrant assistant services fraud in the second degree
190.89
Immigrant assistance services fraud in the first degree

Accessed:
Jun. 8, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 190.23’s source at nysenate​.gov

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