Tennessee Code Title 39. Criminal Offenses § 39-14-136

(a) A person commits the offense of falsifying educational and academic documents who buys, sells, creates, duplicates, alters, gives or obtains a diploma, academic record, certificate of enrollment or other instrument which purports to signify merit or achievement conferred by an institution of education with the intent to use fraudulently that document or to allow the fraudulent use of the document.

(b) A violation of this section is a Class A misdemeanor.

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