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Identity theft Fraud in Tennessee

HomeIdentity Theft TennesseeIdentity theft Fraud in Tennessee

Identity theft is stealing an individual’s identity to defraud or impersonate a person and in Tennessee, it is a serious crime and several stringent laws and penalties follow the crime.

The laws:

The laws surrounding Identity theft fraud in Tennessee is included under the code section identity theft defined Tenn. Code Ann. §39-14-150 (1999) and identity theft deterrence act Tenn. Code Ann. §47-18-2101(1999) et seq.

  • Identity theft laws are placed under the class D felony and so the punishments depend upon the class and the seriousness of the crime committed.

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