If my husband gave me his permission to sign his name to company checks but I was not a legal signer for the company, can I be prosecuted for fraud?

His business partner is claming I committed fraud by doing this and has turned it over to the State’s Attorney. Can I legally be charged if I had his permission?

Asked on March 26, 2015 under Criminal Law, Nevada


Nicholas Wooldridge / LV Criminal Defense

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

If you were not a legal signatory with your signature on record at the bank, this could be a problem on a business account such as this.  Your husband may have been wrong in instructing you to sign .  You need to contact a criminal defense attorney right away and they can look into this for you. 

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