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What is criminal impersonation?

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2008-09-13 16:02:42
2008-09-13 16:02:42

Generally (because the question is somewhat vague), it means pretending to be someone else during the commission of or with the intent to commit a crime. For example, pretending to be a police officer and stopping someone (unlawful restraint); however, pretending to be a police officer while delivering a stripper-gram would not be criminal as there is no crime committed or intended. It doesn't have to be a police officer, though, it could be a normal person. For example, pretending to be someone else so you can take money out of their bank account, even something as simple as using someone else's ID to buy alcohol.

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