FORGERY IN THE FIRST DEGREE
(PUBLIC SECURITIES) - ELEMENTS
No person may be convicted of forgery in the first degree unless the State has proved beyond a reasonable doubt each element of the crime. These elements are:
First, making/signing/(altering to make);
Second, a false (public security for the payment of money)/(public security for the receipt of money/property)/(public stock certificate/option/ right)/(instrument evidencing public debt/liability)/(transfer instrument of a public security/stock/[stock option/right])/(transfer instrument of an instrument evidencing public debt/liability);
Third, with the intent to defraud.
Statutory Authority: 21 O.S. 1991, § 1562.