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Is forgery considered fraud or intent to fraud?

Billings, MT |

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


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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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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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