Stealing a person’s identity to defraud or to impersonate him/her, so as to obtain the benefits both economical and non-financial is known as identity theft in simple terms.
- The identity theft laws in Kentucky are stated under Ky. Rev. Stat.ann. §514.160; 532.034; 15.231; 411.210; 514.170
- In general, the act can be classified under class D felony and restitution can be ordered as a penalty to cover up the financial loss of the person, who lost his/her identity.
- In general the restitution ordered according to the law covers all the lost wages, attorney fees and more.
- Minors committing the crime are exempted from the identity theft law and the penalties.