SUBCHAPTER B. FORGERY Sec. 32.21. FORGERY. (a) For purposes of this section: (1) "Forge" means: (A) to alter, make, complete, execute, or authenticate any writing so that it purports: (i) to be the act of another who did not authorize that act; (ii) to have been executed at a time or place or in a numbered sequence other than was in fact the case; or ***(iii) to be a copy of an original when no such original existed;*** (B) to issue, transfer, register the transfer of, pass, publish, or otherwise utter a writing that is forged within the meaning of Paragraph (A); or (C) to possess *a writing* that is forged within the meaning of Paragraph (A) with intent to utter it in a manner specified in Paragraph (B). (2) "Writing" includes: (A) printing or any other method of recording information; (B) money, coins, tokens, stamps, seals, credit cards, badges, and trademarks; and (C) symbols of value, right, privilege, or identification. (b) A person commits an offense if he forges a writing with intent to defraud or harm another. Sec. 32.48. SIMULATING LEGAL PROCESS. (a) A person commits an offense if the person recklessly causes to be delivered to another any document that simulates a summons, complaint, judgment, or other court process with the intent to: (1) induce payment of a claim from another person; or (2) cause another to: (A) submit to the putative authority of the document; or (B) take any action or refrain from taking any action in response to the document, in compliance with the document, or on the basis of the document. (b) Proof that the document was mailed to any person with the intent that it be forwarded to the intended recipient is a sufficient showing that the document was delivered. #Forgery #MoneyTalk #SimulationOfProcess

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