Recent Posts in Identity Theft and Forgery

  • 25-Jul-2012

    Arrest or Desk Appearance Ticket for Possessing a Fake New York State Driver’s License or Fake ID

    We have discussed the forgery laws in New York in general. This post will cover the a common type of arrest in New York City: underage people being caught with a fake ID or New York State Driver’s license. Many young people in the greater New ...
  • 2-Aug-2011

    Counterfeit Money in New York State Law: Penal Law Sections 170.15 and 170.30

    Under New York state law, it is a serious crime to knowingly make or use counterfeit money with the intent to deceive or defraud another. The applicable statutes are Class C non-violent felonies, meaning that someone convicted of this crime (as a ...
  • 13-Jun-2011

    How to Make Bail in New York City

    The arrest of a friend or loved one often happens unexpectedly. The majority of New Yorkers do not have any experience with the criminal justice system and are often thrust into a position of having to deal with the possibility of bail being set. ...
  • 3-May-2011

    Forgery Charges in New York

    Many people are arrested for signing someone’s name on a contract, letter, or other writing each year. However, forgery encapsulates much more than the act of simply another’s name. In fact, as we can see from the following recent New ...
  • 30-Sep-2010

    The Versatility of Identity Theft Prosecutions

    The New York Post reported recently on a case that is currently being tried in a Manhattan courtroom involving a man, Rafael Golb, who is, according to the story, “accused of going over the line and using criminal means to target rivals of his ...