Is forgery considered fraud or intent to fraud?

Asked over 2 years ago - Billings, MT

If I was caught in forgery, is that considered fraud or intent to fraud?

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  1. Answered . Depends on the circumstances. In MT passing bad checks is treated as theft. False signing of legal documents is more likely forgery.

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  2. Answered . There is a lot of information missing which should not be discussed in detail here.
    The answer probably depends on what was being forged and the purpose. Hwever, I believe forgery is itself a crime.

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Forgery involves the making or modifying of documents or materials in the hopes of deceiving someone or to make money through the selling of fake documents.

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