(1) A person commits the crime of criminal impersonation if with intent to obtain a benefit, to injure or defraud another or to facilitate an unlawful activity, the person does an act in the assumed character of:
(a) A public servant; or
(b) An active member or veteran of the Armed Forces of the United States.
(2) It is no defense to a prosecution for criminal impersonation that:
(a) The office, position or title that the person pretended to hold did not in fact exist; or
(b) The unit of government that the person pretended to represent did not in fact exist.
(3)(a) Criminal impersonation is a Class A misdemeanor.
(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a) of this subsection, criminal impersonation is a Class C felony if the public servant impersonated is a peace officer, judge or justice of the peace. [1971 c.743 §211; 1993 c.243 §1; 1997 c.395 §2; 2003 c.577 §12; 2007 c.510 §1]Section: Previous 162.330 162.335 162.340 162.345 162.350 162.355 162.360 162.365 162.367 162.369 162.370 162.375 162.380 162.385 162.390 Next
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