Felony Criminal Impersonation
Criminal Impersonation (18-5-113)
- A person commits criminal impersonation if he knowingly assumes a false or fictitious identity or capacity, and in such identity or capacity he:
- Marries, or pretends to marry, or to sustain the marriage relation toward another without the connivance of the latter; or
- Becomes bail or surety for a party in an action or proceeding, civil or criminal, before a court or officer authorized to take the bail or surety; or
- Confesses a judgment, or subscribes, verifies, publishes, acknowledges, or proves a written instrument which by law may be recorded, with the intent that the same may be delivered as true; or
- Does an act which if done by the person falsely impersonated, might subject such person to an action or special proceeding, civil or criminal, or to liability, charge, forfeiture, or penalty; or
- Does any other act with intent to unlawfully gain a benefit for himself or another or to injure or defraud another.
- Criminal impersonation is a class 6 felony.