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California law imposes criminal penalties for fraud or forgery involving:
Specifically, Vehicle Code 4463 VC prohibits all of the following:
Vehicle registration fraud under California Vehicle Code 4463 is what is known as a California “wobbler.” This means it may be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony.
Misdemeanor car registration fraud carries a potential county jail sentence of up to one (1) year, and/or a fine of up to one thousand dollars ($1,000).
Felony vehicle registration fraud carries a sentence of sixteen (16) months, two (2) years or three (3) years in jail, and/or a fine of up to ten thousand dollars ($10,000
Misdemeanor vehicle registration fraud carries the following penalties:
Felony vehicle registration fraud carries the following penalties:
So here report it to the police and it can be prosecuted under California law.You might also get restitution as part of a plea deal.
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