uttering forged instrument

An offering to another of a forged instrument with knowledge of the falsity of the writing and with intent to defraud. 36 Am J2d Forg §20.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • uttering a forged instrument — The crime of passing a false or worthless instrument, such as a check, or counterfeit security, with the intent to defraud or injure the recipient. See e.g. 18 U.S.C.A. No.No. 472, 479, 483. See counterfeit forgery utter …   Black's law dictionary

  • Uttering and publishing — In United States law, uttering and publishing is a crime similar to counterfeiting. Uttering is the act of offering a forged document to another when the offerer has knowledge that the document is forged. [ State v. Greenlee , 272 N.C. 651, 657,… …   Wikipedia

  • uttering — /ut euhr ing/, n. Law. the crime of knowingly tendering or showing a forged instrument or counterfeit coin to another with intent to defraud. [1350 1400; ME; see UTTER1, ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • uttering — /ˈʌtərɪŋ/ (say utuhring) noun (in criminal law) the crime of knowingly tendering or showing a forged instrument or counterfeit coin to another with intent to defraud. {utter1 + ing1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • uttering — /ut euhr ing/, n. Law. the crime of knowingly tendering or showing a forged instrument or counterfeit coin to another with intent to defraud. [1350 1400; ME; see UTTER1, ING1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • utter — To put or send (as a forged check) into circulation; to publish or put forth; to offer. To utter and publish an instrument, as a counterfeit note, is to declare or assert, directly or indirectly, by words or actions, that it is good; uttering it… …   Black's law dictionary

  • forgery — The false making or the material altering of a document with the intent to defraud. A signature of a person that is made without the person s consent and without the person otherwise authorizing it. A person is guilty of forgery if, with purpose… …   Black's law dictionary

  • forgery — /fawr jeuh ree, fohr /, n., pl. forgeries. 1. the crime of falsely making or altering a writing by which the legal rights or obligations of another person are apparently affected; simulated signing of another person s name to any such writing… …   Universalium

  • forgery — forg·ery n pl er·ies 1: the act of falsely making, altering, or imitating (as a document or signature) with intent to defraud; also: the crime of committing such an act 2: something that is forged Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam… …   Law dictionary

  • biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …   Universalium

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