Q: Can i be convicted on charges if i never had a check cashed and they also don't have the check just a photocopy of it?
A friend of mine said he had done work for someone but didn't have an ID to cash a check they were paying him for the job so he had it put in my name. I went to cash this check and the bank acted a little fishy over this check and wanted me to stick around to ask the owner if it was legit. I then realized something was wrong and told them I Don't want to cash the check so they returned my ID and the check. I then later found out i was charged with a Felony 5 Receiving Stolen Property and a Felony 5 Forgery.
A: Yes you could be convicted. Your defense goes to your state of mind and not knowing the check was a forgery. That can be difficult to back up. The prosecutor will almost certainly be convinced you were in on it. You should get a lawyer.
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