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Nassau County Criminal Impersonation Lawyer

Nassau County Criminal Impersonation Lawyer

 S 190.23 False personation.

  A person is guilty of false personation when after being informed of
the consequences of such act, he or she knowingly misrepresents his or
her actual name, date of birth or address to a police officer or peace
officer with intent to prevent such police officer or peace officer from
ascertaining such information.
  False personation is a class B misdemeanor.

S 190.25 Criminal impersonation in the second degree.
  A person is guilty of criminal impersonation in the second degree when
he:
  1. Impersonates another and does an act in such assumed character with
intent to obtain a benefit or to injure or defraud another; or
  2. Pretends to be a representative of some person or organization and
does an act in such pretended capacity with intent to obtain a benefit
or to injure or defraud another; or
  3. (a) Pretends to be a public servant, or wears or displays without
authority any uniform, badge, insignia or facsimile thereof by which
such public servant is lawfully distinguished, or falsely expresses by
his words or actions that he is a public servant or is acting with
approval or authority of a public agency or department; and (b) so acts
with intent to induce another to submit to such pretended official
authority, to solicit funds or to otherwise cause another to act in
reliance upon that pretense.
  4. Impersonates  another  by  communication  by  internet  website  or
electronic  means  with  intent to obtain a benefit or injure or defraud
another, or by such communication pretends to be  a  public  servant  in
order  to  induce another to submit to such authority or act in reliance
on such pretense.
  Criminal impersonation in the second degree is a class A misdemeanor.

S 190.26 Criminal impersonation in the first degree.
    A  person is guilty of criminal impersonation in the first degree when
  he:
    1. Pretends to be a  police  officer  or  a  federal  law  enforcement
  officer  as enumerated in section 2.15 of the criminal procedure law, or
  wears or  displays  without  authority,  any  uniform,  badge  or  other
  insignia  or  facsimile thereof, by which such police officer or federal
  law enforcement officer is lawfully distinguished or expresses by his or
  her words or actions that he or she  is  acting  with  the  approval  or
  authority   of  any  police  department  or  acting  as  a  federal  law
  enforcement officer with the approval of any agency that employs federal
  law enforcement officers as enumerated in section 2.15 of  the  criminal
  procedure law; and
    2.  So  acts with intent to induce another to submit to such pretended
  official authority or otherwise to act in reliance  upon  said  pretense
  and  in  the  course  of  such  pretense commits or attempts to commit a
  felony; or
    3. Pretending  to  be  a  duly  licensed  physician  or  other  person
  authorized  to  issue  a  prescription for any drug or any instrument or
  device used in  the  taking  or  administering  of  drugs  for  which  a
  prescription  is  required  by law, communicates to a pharmacist an oral
  prescription which is required to be  reduced  to  writing  pursuant  to
  section thirty-three hundred thirty-two of the public health law.
  Criminal impersonation in the first degree is a class E felony.


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