Identity theft is the illegal procurement of information used to personally identify another, such as their name, address, social security number, place of employment, or any other information that could be used to prove an identity. Alternatively, in today’s digital age, it could also include things like credit card numbers, fingerprints, or identification passcodes.
The theft of this information is considered a felony and can land you in prison as well as force you to pay a large fine. If you have been accused of identity theft, you need the services of a skilled South Bend criminal defense lawyer on your side. The skilled attorneys at the Wruble Law Group have more than 40 years of combined experience and a history of success across numerous cases.
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Due to dramatic rise of ecommerce and digital functions that require our credentials, lawmakers have had to widen their definitions of identity theft and change the way that they police and prosecute those they accuse. Identity theft generally occurs, however, primarily in two ways: