What are some types of identity theft?

Identity theft is an umbrella term that refers to many different types of fraud. Some common offenses that may involve stolen identities include online phishing scams, credit or debit card fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud or forgery.

Identity theft can take many different forms. Any crime that involves unlawfully obtaining another person’s identification information can constitute identity theft. Embezzling funds from an organization using a fake identity, using someone else’s credit card details to make unauthorized purchases or forging driver’s licenses are examples of identity theft.

If you have been charged with identity theft in New York or have been arrested on suspicion of committing a related offense, contact the criminal defense attorneys at Brill Legal Group immediately. We are committed to fighting for your freedom and future.

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