Please be aware: Section 641:3 "Falsification in Official Matters"
641:3 Unsworn Falsification. – A person is guilty of a misdemeanor if:
- He or she makes a written or electronic false statement which he or she does not believe to be true, on or pursuant to a form bearing a notification authorized by law to the effect that false statements made therein are punishable; or
- With a purpose to deceive a public servant in the performance of his or her official function, he or she:
- Makes any written or electronic false statement which he or she does not believe to be true; or
- Knowingly creates a false impression in a written application for any pecuniary or other benefit by omitting information necessary to prevent statements therein from being misleading; or
- Submits or invites reliance on any writing which he or she knows to be lacking in authenticity; or
- Submits or invites reliance on any sample, specimen, map, boundary mark, or other object which he or she knows to be false.
- No person shall be guilty under this section if he or she retracts the falsification before it becomes manifest that the falsification was or would be exposed.