Identity theft is considered as a fraudulent use of an individual’s identity for their personal benefits. It is considered as a criminal offense and every state in US bears specific identity theft laws, which are as follows.
Nevada Identity Theft laws include:
- Identity theft laws are placed under the penal code section 205.463 of the state and are often regarded as a class B felony.
- Misappropriation of individual’s identity, acquisition and unauthorized use of identity can be placed under the fraudulent activities and the penalties follow.
- A fine up to $100,000 and an imprisonment of 1 to 20 years are generally imposed by the state law.