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Venue for Forgery Proper Where Defendant Resided (access required)

A defendant convicted of forgery of a promissory note cannot overcome a strong presumption of venue for an offense committed in the county of prosecution, Mecklenburg, says the Court of Appeals. Defendant was convicted in 2009 for the 2004 forgery of her daughter-in-law’s signature as co-signor on a promissory note for $30,500. Chase City ...