2013 (Criminal Law) Bar Exam Questions: Multiple Choice Question 11

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XI.

Anthony drew a promissory note and asked his terminally-ill and dying business partner Ben to sign it. The promissory note bound Ben to pay Anthony One Million Pesos (P1,000,000) plus 12% interest, on or before June 30, 2011.

If Ben died before the promissory note’s due date and Anthony still collected
P1,000,000 with interest from Ben’s estate, what crime/s did Anthony commit? (1%)

(A) Falsification of a public document.

(B) Falsification of a private document and estafa.

(C) Estafa.

(D) Estafa thru falsification of a private document.

(E) None of the above.

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