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forgery

A counterfeit signature or instrument.A forged deed is void and gives no rights, even to innocent purchasers for value. If title insurance was purchased by an owner, however, that owner may make a claim for compensation,or the title insurance company may take steps to buy out any competing claims.

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We had a lot of cases of partial forgeries when the country didn't allow women under 35 from eastern European countries to enter the country five or six years ago," he said.
In its consent order, the bureau went on to say that Post promoted the sales culture that partly led to the Portsmouth forgeries.
There have been arrests across the US, including an Asian diplomat accused of moving the forgeries through Las Vegas.
A small cash prize was offered as an incentive for the participants to produce their best forgeries.
Ayr's managing director Richard Johnstone said: "An organised gang was selling forgeries at the local railway station and in local bars.
According to the corporation, the forgeries were modeled after prepaid tickets for the eastern Osaka route, which sell at 700 yen each.
Groom's conclusion is that literary forgeries ought to be read not as contemptible fakes but as respectable artistic creations in their own right.
In chapter one, after enumerating a thorough and thoroughly amusing list of "at least ten" controversies surrounding the Sonnets (26), Keevak considers the late eighteenth-century forgeries of William Henry Ireland in the context of a culture attempting to "recover" an "authentic" Shakespeare and troubled by the "evidence" that the Sonnets produce (27).
PALMDALE - Three more people were arrested in an ongoing investigation of a recent rash of forgeries and identity thefts, officials said.
Law enforcement agencies should bring this information on Roy Lee Ward to the attention of all crime analysis personnel and officers investigating homicides, crimes against persons, sex crimes, burglaries, and forgeries.
TICKET bosses for this summer's U2 concert at Slane Castle have stepped in to reassure fans worried about the threat of forgeries.
role in the story of Chatterton and the Rowley forgeries.