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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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Cammiso said evidence police and the Secret Service found Wednesday when they searched Thurman's home ties him to roughly 15 to 20 reported cases of fraud, identity theft and forgery, but the investigation continues.
NAB during its initial enquiry found that these influential personalities are making nefarious efforts to grab Gawadar's land through corruption and forgery and reiterated to handle culprits according to the law.
In light of this recent issue as well as a number of similar high-profile forgery cases this year, I would urge dealers to consider safeguarding themselves against the impact both in terms of money and reputation that cases such as these can have on their business.
An example of copy-move forgery is shown in Figure 1.
He was found guilty after facing 30 charges that included fraudulent transactions, forgery, circulation of forged documents and theft by representation between 2006 and 2009 in the case of the sale of apartments in the Paralimni area.
Dosa expressed Sudan initial agreement to host the headquarters of the Arab Union for Combating Counterfeiting and Forgery.
You could say that a forgery is an infringement on an artist's work,'' Duret-Robert explained, adding that French law is possibly the world's strictest when it comes to protecting the works of painters and sculptors.
In a statement to KUNA, during his current visit to Egypt, Al-Otaibi indicated that Arab states, namely Kuwait and Egypt, are at present coordinating in the combat of counterfeiting, particularly in medical products' industry, through coordination among Arab and international pharmaceutical companies The Egyptian Ministry of Health has agreed to hold a conference, themed "combating forgery and counterfeiting in the pharmaceutical industries," in the year-end, he said, citing an example of concrete efforts in this respect.
The residency prosecution has been investigating 15 cases related to forgery of tenancy contracts and registration certificates of such contracts.
In Kuwait, 265 Pakistani are in jails in offence of drug trafficking, adultery, theft, illegal immigration and forgery and in Lebanon 4 Pakistani are in jails in offence of murder, forgery and illegal stay.
Thai police have arrested an Iranian national for involvement in a massive passport forgery gang.
Romania's National Anti-Corruption Department (DNA) announced, on 16 July, that proceedings were launched for a new offence of forgery and the use of forgeries that resulted in Severin illegally obtaining 436,663.