Charged with Identity Theft?
Olathe Criminal Lawyer Explains Your Offense
Of all types of
theft crimes that a person can commit, identity theft is one of the most invasive.
Kansas Statutes Annotated § 21-6107 defines identity theft as taking any of the following actions with personal
identifying information or documents
containing the same that belongs to another with the intent to defraud
them or benefit on a personal level.
It is also illegal to use such stolen information for personal gain, which
is a crime known as identity
How is Identity Theft Committed?
Most of the time, identity theft is committed via scams online, over the
phone, or even in person. By feigning to be a banker, creditor or other
such person or agency, scam artists try to trick people into providing
their social security number, bank information, credit information, address,
and other such details. This way the offender can use the information
to access the victim's assets for their own personal gain.
Fight Against False Charges of Identity Theft
As a severity level 8, nonperson
felony, identity theft is punishable by a maximum of 11 months in prison and
a fine of up to $100,000. To make sure that you don't suffer such
harsh consequences of something you didn't do, contact a
Olathe criminal defense lawyer from Martin & Wallentine to counsel and defend you. With the representation
of a member of our team, your charges could be dismissed.
Retain an Olathe Criminal Defense Lawyer Today!
Having handled dozens of trial cases with successful results, the legal
team at Martin & Wallentine has proven its capability to obtain satisfactory
outcomes. We could provide the skilled and aggressive legal representation
that you need. Your initial
case evaluation is free, so don't wait. Contact an Olathe
criminal defense attorney from our firm right away for the excellent legal advice and representation.
We serve clients throughout Johnson County.