False personation

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(Law) the intentional false assumption of the name and personality of another.

See also: False

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Eighteen employees were charged with ID theft, false personation and false documentation.
This impersonator was eventually indicted on nine counts of false personation and extortion.
VENTURA - Former Thousand Oaks City Council candidate Daniel Avila pleaded not guilty Friday in Ventura County Superior Court at his arraignment on charges of computer fraud, identity theft and false personation.
They were indicted on charges of false personation, obstruction of mail, false statements, and theft by deception.