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The DC Code: § 22-3227.02 Identity theft.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

A person commits the offense of identity theft if that person knowingly:

1
Uses personal identifying information belonging to or pertaining to another person to obtain, or attempt to obtain, property fraudulently and without that person's consent;
2
Obtains, creates, or possesses personal identifying information belonging to or pertaining to another person with the intent to:
A
Use the information to obtain, or attempt to obtain, property fraudulently and without that person's consent; or
B
Give, sell, transmit, or transfer the information to a third person to facilitate the use of the information by that third person to obtain, or attempt to obtain, property fraudulently and without that person's consent; or
3
Uses personal identifying information belonging to or pertaining to another person, without that person's consent, to:
A
Identify himself or herself at the time of his or her arrest;
B
Facilitate or conceal his or her commission of a crime; or
C
Avoid detection, apprehension, or prosecution for a crime.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 18-88, deleted "; or" from the end of par. (1); substituted "; or" for a period at the end of par. (2); and added par. (3). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) addition of this section, see § 2(c) of Identity Theft Emergency Amendment Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-285, December 18, 2003, 51 DCR 204). For temporary (90 day) addition of this section, see § 2(c) of Identity Thief Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2004 (D.C. Act 15-388, March 18, 2004, 51 DCR 3382). For temporary (90 day) addition of this section, see § 2(c) of Identity Thief Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2004 (D.C. Act 15-388, March 18, 2004, 51 DCR 3382). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 102(i) of Crime Bill Emergency Amendment Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-129, June 29, 2009, 56 DCR 5495). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 214(j) of Omnibus Public Safety and Justice Emergency Amendment Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-181, August 6, 2009, 56 DCR 6903). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 214(j) of Omnibus Public Safety and Justice Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-227, October 21, 2009, 56 DCR 8668). Legislative History of Laws For Law 15-106, see notes following § 22-3227.01. For Law 18-88, see notes following § 22-404. DC CODE § 22-3227.02 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Dec. 1, 1982, D.C. Law 4-164, § 127b, as added Mar. 27, 2004, D.C. Law 15-106, § 2(c), 50 DCR 9809; Dec. 10, 2009, D.C. Law 18-88, § 214(j), 56 DCR 7413.)