false authentication feature

(5)the term “false authentication feature” means an authentication feature that— (A)is genuine in origin, but, without the authorization of the issuing authority, has been tampered with or altered for purposes of deceit; (B)is genuine, but has been distributed, or is intended for distribution, without the authorization of the issuing authority and not in connection with a lawfully made identification document, document-making implement, or means of identification to which such authentication feature is intended to be affixed or embedded by the respective issuing authority; or (C)appears to be genuine, but is not;

Source

18 USC § 1028(d)(5)


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