Any individual knowingly or without the consent, impersonates another actual person by stealing the identity information; s/he can be subjected to the sections of Colorado identity theft laws.
It is one of the fastest growing crimes in the state and the laws surrounding it are as follows:
- Identity theft laws in general will be placed under federal criminal laws of the state.
- According to the Colorado revised statute 18-5-902, identity theft is defined as unlawful use of or possession of personal identifying information and is included under the class 4 felony.
- Colorado state laws have some strict penalties and restitutions for the identity theft.