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Title 23 : Motor Vehicles


(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 3829)
  • § 3829. Altering, forging or counterfeiting certificates

    (a) No person shall with fraudulent intent:

    (1) alter, forge, or counterfeit a certificate of title;

    (2) alter or forge an assignment of a certificate of title, or an assignment or release of a security interest, on a certificate of title or a form the Commissioner prescribes;

    (3) possess or use a certificate of title knowing it to have been altered, forged, or counterfeited; or

    (4) use a false or fictitious name or address, or make a material false statement, or fail to disclose a security interest, or conceal any other material fact, in an application for a certificate of title or a duplicate certificate of title.

    (b) A person convicted under this section shall be fined not less than $500.00 nor more than $5,000.00 or be imprisoned for not less than one year or for more than five years, or both. (Added 1987, No. 152 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1991, No. 164 (Adj. Sess.), § 17.)