What are the penalties for forgery in the third degree in the state of Georgia?

Asked over 1 year ago - Atlanta, GA

Received a check in the mail that stated Navy Federal with Credit Union. I honestly thought that the check was legit. The check amount was over 6000.

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  1. John Arnold Steakley

    Contributor Level 19


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    Answered . Why did you think you were owed $6000?

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  2. Jesse Cole Kent


    Contributor Level 14

    Answered . Funny thing is you never mentioned who the check was payable to....? Penalties include jail time and restitution and a criminal record, not to mention shame and embarrassment.

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