Penalties For Securing Execution Of Documents By Deception (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-16)
Securing Execution of Documents by Deception (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-16) is the crime of using deception to cause another person to execute an instrument that affects, appears to affect, or is likely to affect anyone else’s financial interests.
This can be committed by unscrupulous professionals in the finance or banking industry, or through various scams that can trick people into signing off on something that hurts them.
Securing Execution of Documents by Deception is a crime of the fourth degree and can lead to a prison sentence of up to 18 months and fines of up to $10,000, plus restitution costs.
You’ll also have a felony record to contend with, which can reshape your life in so many ways.
When you’re facing charges of deception in financial matters, work with an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney.
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