Any individual knowingly or without consent impersonates another person by stealing the identity information; s/he can subject 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 the federal criminal laws of the state.
- According to the Colorado revised statute 18-5-902, identity theft defines unlawful use of or possession of personal identifying information and includes under the class 4 felony.
- Colorado state laws have some strict penalties and restitution for identity theft.