Does false proof of insurance in a private deal violate the law?

Question Details: I recently rented out some property to an acquaintance. We signed an agreement together with the rental amount and such. As part of the agreement, he was to provide proof of insurance that listed my property as the certificate holder and as additional insured. He produced a document which seemed legitimate at the time. I recently learned that this proof of insurance is fake and that he doesn't have insurance at all. Nothing has happened that would need insurance but now I'm very upset. He's asked me not to sue him or do anything, we're just going to part ways. He is worried that forging a proof of general liability insurance could get him sent to jail, so has asked me not to purse the matter. Nothing happened that would need an insurance claim, so I don't want to make a big deal out of it, and I don't want to get him sent to jail, but I also feel that I need to do something. What are my options here? Did he actually break the law or just violate a private agreement?

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