Legal Question in Criminal Law in Georgia

Is it a crime, and if so, what crime for - an individual to represent themselves as something or someone of 'authority' whom they are not. For example; a person claims or says they are the 'president' of some entity, or association while in fact they are not.

They have gained no monetary reward; but are using this title to gain influence with others who have genuine legal status or title.

Asked on 8/01/12, 5:28 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

Glen Ashman Ashman Law Office

Since you chose to talk around the specifics, which matter, it is completely impossible to answer you.

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Answered on 8/01/12, 6:58 am

Lawrence Lewis Lawrence Lewis, P.C.

IF someone is pretending to be someone to gain influence, I suspect charges will follow.

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Answered on 8/01/12, 2:48 pm

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