Identity theft occurs when someone takes or uses your identity. A minimum jail penalty is provided for an identity theft offense.
The Arizona statutes:
The identity theft laws in Arizona are as follows:
- Identity theft becomes an aggravated crime if the identity of an individual is used up by the other for the purpose of employment, cause an economic loss and disturbance of upto $3,000.
- According to the statutes of the state, aggravated taking of identity is a felony offense.