2005 Connecticut Code - Sec. 53a-140. Forgery in the third degree: Class B misdemeanor.

Sec. 53a-140. Forgery in the third degree: Class B misdemeanor. (a) A person is guilty of forgery in the third degree when, with intent to defraud, deceive or injure another, he falsely makes, completes or alters a written instrument, or issues or possesses any written instrument which he knows to be forged.

(b) Forgery in the third degree is a class B misdemeanor.

(1969, P.A. 828, S. 142; 1971, P.A. 871, S. 39.)

History: 1971 act referred to issuance of instrument which person knows to be forged rather than to alteration of such an instrument.

Cited. 194 C. 233, 234. Cited. 204 C. 441, 444. Cited. 207 C. 109, 110. Cited. 232 C. 431, 433, 437; judgment superseded by en banc reconsideration, see 235 C. 502 et seq. Cited. 235 C. 469, 470.

Cited. 8 CA 342, 343. Cited. 11 CA 161, 162, 166. Cited. 33 CA 339, 349; judgment reversed in part, see 232 C. 431 et seq.; judgment reversed on issues of sufficiency of evidence and jury misconduct, see 235 C. 502 et seq. Cited. 37 CA 72, 73, 78-80. Cited. Id., 437, 442. Cited. 42 CA 790. Forgery statute, Sec. 53a-138 et seq. cited. 47 CA 1.

Subsec. (a):

Cited. 194 C. 233, 238. Cited. 232 C. 431, 433; judgment superseded by en banc reconsideration, see 235 C. 502 et seq. Cited. 235 C. 502, 504, 509, 512.

Cited. 33 CA 339, 340, 349; judgment reversed in part, see 232 C. 431 et seq.; judgment reversed on issues of sufficiency of evidence and jury misconduct, see 235 C. 502 et seq. Cited. 37 CA 437, 442. Cited. 42 CA 790.

Cited. 34 CS 606, 610. Cited. Id., 656, 660.


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