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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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Thurman has been charged with one count of forgery, two counts of identity theft and one count of possession of an altered credit card -- all felony offenses, authorities said.
In the present work copy-move forgery detection is addressed through the discrete cosine transform (DCT) and Gaussian RBF kernel PCA that are used to investigate the similarity between duplicated regions.
Meanwhile, Nawal Al-Hamoud has stressed the importance of the combating of counterfeiting and forgery as they represent a big problem that is facing the Arab and the African states.
Most committees judging artworks for authenticity ask the owner to sign a contract acknowledging they understand that their possessions could be destroyed if declared a forgery, said Pierre Valentin, a lawyer specializing in advising art collectors.
Meanwhile, Bibars, the newly-assigned Secretary General of the Arab Federation for Combating Counterfeiting and Forgery, said in a statement to KUNA that the federation "would witness a qualitative step forward in the realm of combating counterfeiting.
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.
He said the police believed the organization running the passport forgery operation was based in Iran, but used Thailand as the site for actually making the forgeries.
Severin is being charged with forgery and the use of forgeries that enabled him to illegally obtain general European Community budget funds, according to a statement from the national anti-corruption prosecutor.
The Kuwaiti is facing charges of forgery and embezzlement, while Little has been charged with forgery.
In antiquity, although documents and currency were commonly forged, historical evidence of art forgery is thin on the ground.
Literally defined, forgery is the shaping of metal through the application of high temperature, a process whose development marked a major stride in the progress of civilization.