Counterfeiting crimes and forgery crimes are one of our main area of expertise and or criminal lawyer team has vast experience in these types of crimes.
Counterfeiting & Forgery
Counterfeiting and forgery are one of the most severe crime types in Turkish Criminal Code and the penalty of counterfeiting/forgery crime is depending on whether the document is official or not. The related articles in the Turkish Criminal Code as follows:
“Any person who conveys untrue declaration to a public officer being authorized to issue official document is punished with imprisonment from 3 months to 2 years, or imposed punitive fine.”
“Any person who counterfeits a personal document or uses or changes the original to deceive others is punished with imprisonment from 1 year to 3 years. Any person who uses a counterfeit personal document being aware of this fact, is punished according to the provisions relating to forgery.”