In Washington identity theft issues are filed under the criminal laws of the state and an individual committing identity theft can be subjected to a felony or misdemeanor crimes.
The sentences for these crimes are as follows:
An imprisonment for stipulated period.
Depending on the kind of crime, either a felony or a misdemeanor fines are ordered.
Depending upon the seriousness of the crime, an individual committing an identity theft can be made to undergo probation either in the prison or outside by limiting his/her freedom.
According to the identity theft laws in the state, the court orders restitution payments by the thief to the victim, in case of a financial loss.