1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Arts and Cultural Affairs
  4. Title C: Transactions Involving Artists and Their Works
  5. Article 13: Express Warranties


Section 13.03 Falsifying certificates of authenticity or any similar written instrument

Arts and Cultural Affairs (ACA)

A person who, with intent to defraud, deceive or injure another, makes, utters or issues a certificate of authenticity or any similar written instrument for a work of fine art attesting to material facts which the work does not in fact possess is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.