Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the Second Degree (NY Penal Law 175.30)

 

One of the many white collar crimes handled by the New York criminal lawyers at Crotty Saland PC, New York Penal Law section 175.30 is defined as follows:

You are guilty of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the Second Degree when, knowing that a written instrument contains a false statement or false information, you offer or present it to a public office or public servant with the knowledge or belief that it will be filed with, registered or recorded in or otherwise become a part of the records of such public office or public servant. You need not have an intent to defraud when perpetrating this crime.

Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the Second Degree is a class A misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail.

Further information and more analysis of the crime of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the Second Degree can be found on the main Offering a False Instrument for Filing information page as well as on the New York Criminal Lawyer Blog.

Call us at (212) 312-7129 or contact us online today to discuss your case and possible defenses.

 
Contact Us
Available 24/7 | 212.312.7129