False Impersonation Penal Code Section 529 PC

False Impersonation California Penal Code Section 529 PC Under California law, false impersonation Penal Code Section 529 PC, occurs when a defendant impersonates another person, by using their name, in an effort to cause harm to that person, or to unlawfully gain a benefit. The key element of false impersonation, in most cases, is whether or not an additional act was performed, beyond the deceitful misrepresentation. False Impersonation By Use of Document or ID A defendant can be charged with false impersonation, by verifying, publishing, acknowledging or proving a document in the name of another person in order to pass it off as true. For instance, a defendant attempts to cash a check issued to another person, but pretends to be that person. California Penal Code 148.9 PC Under California Penal Code 148.9 PC, it is a crime to represent a false identity to any California…

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