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Falsifying Information Can Get You In Trouble

On Behalf of | Aug 30, 2019 | Criminal Charges |

Growing up we’re often told lying is bad, but that doesn’t always stop us from telling a lie here or there. On occasion, a simple white lie seems like it might do no harm, but when it comes to the law and those enforcing it – a small lie can lead to big trouble. Falsifying personal information on a legal document including changing or modifying for an unlawful purpose is a criminal offense. It is considered a white-collar crime and can be charged as a felony.

This information can include, but is not limited to:

·       Social security numbers

·       Past criminal history

·       Tax information

·       Personal checks

·       Identification cards


A Recent Florida Case Involving Falsifying Information


Rapper Kodak Black was brought up on charges in Florida after he falsified information during the purchase of a firearm earlier this year. According to a