Identity theft is a criminal offense involving the stealing of an individual’s identity information.
One can use the stolen identity to defraud others or for credit benefits.
Identity theft laws are placed under the code section Mont. Code Ann. §45-6-332 (2001) of the state
- According to the laws of the state, Montana, possessing a person’s confidential information without authorization is a crime.
- The law imposes some penalties for those committing identity theft. Some of them include;
*Loss of up to $1000 – jail for six months or fine of $1000 or both.
*Loss above $1000 – fine up to $10,000 or imprisonment in state prison for ten years.
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