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Utah Identity theft laws

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Just like other states in US, Utah also considers identity theft as a criminal offense and is placed under the code section, Utah code Ann. §76-6-1101 (2000) et seq. Identity theft is an act of stealing the identity simply to defraud or impersonate a person and obtain financial or non financial benefits.

The identity theft laws in Utah are as follows:

  • The crime can be classified as varying degree of felony or a misdemeanor, depending upon the loss incurred by the victim.
  • According to the state penal code, any violation in the identity theft laws of the state is regarded as a violation in the Utah consumer Sales Practices Act.

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