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Hawaii Identity theft laws

HomeIdentity TheftHawaii Identity theft laws

Identity theft is a criminal act involving stealing of an individual’s identity information.

In general an identity theft can be for the financial benefits where, the individual uses the stolen identity to open bank accounts or for credit benefits.

The laws:

  • According to Hawaii Identity theft laws, possessing a person’s confidential information is considered as an unauthorized possession and is placed under the felony.
  • If the identity theft is a first degree one, then it is a class A felony and a penalty of 20 years imprisonment and a fine up to $50,000 is imposed on the individual.

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