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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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And as it happens, there is a recent Mahon poem in which he revisits the theme of fakery in a surprising and revealing way: The Yellow Book.
I had been interviewing callers in an adjoining interview room and at first assumed it was the usual fakery, until an alarm bell rang in my head.
It's trumped-up telly-filla featuring the latest of "Room Service" Grylls' trademark fakery rows.
A survey by PWC into the billion-pound fakery game indicates that we Scots are significantly less likely than the rest of the UK to buy into pretendy Prada or whatever.
Vinyl Cert 15 PUNK rock romp Vinyl gobs in the eye of Simon Cowell's karaoke-fest X Factor and pokes fun at the hype and fakery of the youth-obsessed music industry.
The play, the third by Moliere at the theatre, tells the tale of poet Alceste who embarks on a one-man crusade against the forked-tongues, frippery and fakery of high society.
Fraud, fakery and false business; rethinking the Shrager versus Dighton 'old furniture case'.
This is music for people who want tunes without pretension or fakery.
But this is different from the fakery of trompe l'oeil or a photoshopped picture--two kinds of artistic illusions that are themselves distinct kinds of faking, as are faked-up Doric columns on a suburban house.
As for Don's parting shot, if fakery was involved, why did the Americans' cold war enemy the Soviet Union not blow the whistle?
I'm a sucker for knuckledusting bling, big shiny stones and the glory of fakery.