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This is my first offense I am being charged with falsifying

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This is my first offense I am being charged with falsifying documents, theft more than 1,000 less than 10000, forgery. What could my punishment be? I live in te state of maryland. I am a victim of a scam. I didn't know the check was fake until I got to the bank. I thought I. Was getting a check from a job to buy office supplies. What am I facing in court
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  AttorneyTom replied 6 years ago.
Good morning! I'm sorry to hear about the situation!

Under which statute have you been charged?
It should appear as a series of numbers on any paperwork you've received.

Thank you!