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By Benson Varghese

Published on: March 15th, 2014 at 3:21 PM
Last Updated: August 27th, 2020 at 6:28 PM

Identity theft has become a hot button issue. An aging population and increase in the number of identity theft victims has made this a focus for the current administration. It has become so prevalent that the Federal Trade Commission has a webpage dedicated to helping citizens report incidents of identity theft.

If you are facing allegations of federal identity theft in Fort Worth, it could be crucial to reach out to a defense attorney for assistance.

What is Identity Theft?

Identity theft can include allegations of false use of credit cards, forgery using stolen information, theft of mail, counterfeiting, phishing, and even impersonation.If you are under investigation for identity theft, call our attorneys immediately. Given the increased focus on these crimes, the only way to negate or mitigate a criminal investigation or charges is by mounting a proactive defense.

18 USC 1001 et seq. codifies the criminal law against identity theft. Credit card fraud is codified at USC 18 USC 1029. 18 USC 3282 provides that the statute of limitations for noncapital federal criminal offenses is generally 60 months.

Retain an Attorney for Assistance with Federal ID Theft Charges in Fort Worth

A lawyer could help if you are facing charges for federal identity theft in Fort Worth.