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Criminal – Forgery – Uttering – Valid Signature (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s convictions for forgery and uttering, despite his claims that the negotiable instrument at issue did not contain a valid signature, and he made no fraudulent assertion of his identity. Defendant reasons that signing the check with an apparent Social Security number rendered the check invalid on its face and therefore, ...