- The Laws of New York
- Consolidated Laws
- Part 3: Specific Offenses
- Title K: Offenses Involving Fraud
- Article 170: Forgery and Related Offenses
Section 170.35 Criminal possession of a forged instrument; no defense
In any prosecution for criminal possession of a forged instrument, it is no defense that the defendant forged or participated in the forgery of the instrument in issue; provided that a person may not be convicted of both criminal possession of a forged instrument and forgery with respect to the same instrument.