Stealing or unauthorized use of a person’s identity information for both financial and even non-financial purposes can lead to the conviction of identity theft according to the laws in Florida.
Statutes of the state:
- According to the law, any individual fraudulently using an individual’s personal identification information is said to be committing a third degree felony act and can be punished under §775.082, §775.083 and §775.084.
- If any person fraudulently uses the identity information of a minor individual, i.e. a person under 18 years of age or still under the parental or guardian care, then the person who committed a crime can be convicted under the second degree felony act.