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Legal Statutes: New York

UPDATED April 20, 2017

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Article 190. Other Frauds

back to topSec. 190.23 False Personation

A person is guilty of false personation when after being informed of the consequences of such act, he or she knowingly misrepresents his or her actual name, date of birth or address to a police officer or peace officer with intent to prevent such police officer or peace officer from ascertaining such information.

False personation is a class B misdemeanor.

Add, L 1997, ch 69, § 1, eff Jan 1, 1998.