CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
FORGERY AND COUNTERFEITING
18-3605. Possession of forged notes or bank bills or check or checks. Every person who has in his possession, or receives from another person, any forged promissory note or bank bill, or bills, or check or checks, for the payment of money or property, with the intention to pass the same, or to permit, cause, or procure the same to be uttered or passed, with the intention to defraud any person, knowing the same to be forged or counterfeited, or has or keeps in his possession any blank or unfinished note or bank bill or check made in the form or similitude of any promissory note or bill or check for payment of money or property, made to be issued by any incorporated bank or banking company, with intention to fill up and complete such blank and unfinished note or bill or check, or to permit, or cause, or procure the same to be filled up and completed in order to utter or pass the same, or to permit, or cause, or procure the same to be uttered or passed, to defraud any person, is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for not less than one (1) nor more than fourteen (14) years.
[I.C., sec. 18-3605, as added by 1972, ch. 336, sec. 1, p. 917.]