FORGERY IN THE SECOND DEGREE (POSSESSION
OF BANK NOTE PLATE IMPRESSIONS) - ELEMENTS
No person may be convicted of forgery in the second degree unless the State has proved beyond a reasonable doubt each element of the crime. These elements are:
Second, without authority;
Third, an impression made from a plate of a (promissory note)/(bill of exchange)/draft/check/(certificate of deposit)/(evidence of a debt);
Fourth, issued by a bank;
Fifth, with the intent to sell/exchange/alter the impression.
Statutory Authority: 21 O.S. 1991, § 1575.