forgery forgery  /ˈfɔr dʒə ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a copy that is represented as the original
  2. (n) criminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud

Usage(s):

  1. Next to company and efficiency, he liked forgery.
  2. Not long after, his wife and three aides were indicted for embezzlement, forgery and perjury in the mishandling of $450,000 from a secret expense fund.
  3. The forgery trial involving a controversial ossuary is about to re-start, with defense lawyers trying to discredit scientists brought on by the prosecution.

News

  1. Nashua woman charged with forgery, possessing heroin

    NASHUA – A Nashua woman was arrested Friday morning and charged with forgery and possession of drugs. Police took a report of forgery on June 21 and learned that a woman had cashed a stolen check at a local bank with a forged signature. Police investigated and determined that Kara Sandmann, 31, of no fixed address, Nashua, had forged the check police said. When she was arrested police said they ...
    on July 2, 2013     Source: The Nashua Telegraph

  2. Three suspects arrested for alleged forgery

    Three suspects driving together in Royal Oak Township were arrested after a traffic stop, accused of running a forgery business with stolen checks, report Oakland County Sheriff's deputies.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  3. Nashua charge woman with forgery, possessing heroin

    NASHUA – A Nashua woman was arrested Friday morning and charged with forgery and possession of drugs. Police took a report of forgery on June 21 and learned that a woman had cashed a stolen check at a local bank with a forged signature. Police investigated and determined that Kara Sandmann, 31, of no fixed address, Nashua, had forged the check police said. When she was arrested police said they ...
    on July 1, 2013     Source: The Nashua Telegraph

Quotes

  1. Binnie concluded that "forgery is a serious crime" and that "the strong public interest in the production of physical evidence" outweighs the "weak public interest in protecting an identity that is not likely to be disclosed."
    on May 7, 2010 By: Ian Binnie Source: Montreal Gazette

  2. "Not only is the Member for Wentworth not fit to be leader of the opposition by his actions in this sordid Turnbull email forgery affair, he has also disqualified himself from ever being fit to serve as leader of this country," Mr Rudd said.
    on Jun 21, 2009 By: Kevin Rudd Source: The Canberra Times

  3. "The illegal sales practices of these companies, run by Eric Pony and his family, included psychological pressure, forgery, and outright lies," says Mr. Brown.
    on Mar 18, 2008 By: Jerry Brown Source: Central Valley Business Times

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