Description: Altered VIN Offenses and Their Penalties
A person Buying or Possessing Vehicles with Altered VIN Numbers with the intent to resell or transfer the vehicle or any parts with the knowledge that the VIN of the motor vehicle or parts had been falsified may be charged with a felony.
What does the prosecutor have to prove?
1. Defendant knowingly altered, counterfeited, defaced, destroyed, disguised, falsified, forged, obliterated or removed vehicle identification number.
2. Defendant intended to misrepresent the identity or prevented the identification of motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts, for the purpose of sale, transfer, import, or export.
With probation 0-364 days
Misdemeanor: 0-364 days
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