Concord, NC asked in Banking for South Carolina

Q: Yes i was lock up for forgery but I didn't sign no ones names are write the check myself I cash the check for a friend.

My friend told me that she did not have any identification that's why she couldn't cash the check I walked into the bank and I signed my name in front of the tailor that's all I did was sign my name to get the check cashed but I did not forward no name and I did not write the check out so what can happen to me or what should I do

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Ryan D Templeton
Ryan D Templeton
  • Summerville, SC
  • Licensed in South Carolina

A: If you have been charged you need to contact an attorney ASAP so that they can intercede on your behalf with law enforcement. The sooner the better.

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