I have worked on numerous identity theft cases and I understand how complex they can be. If you have been accused of identity theft, you need an attorney experienced in building a defense against these types of charges.
Identity theft is a serious crime with severe penalties. Colorado considers identity theft a Class 4 felony. You can face charges if you do any of the following:
- Knowingly use the personal identifying information, financial identifying information, or financial device of another person with permission or lawful authority to obtain cash, credit, property, services, or any other thing of value or to make a financial payment. Examples include stealing and using a credit card or applying for credit using another person’s personal information.
- Assist another person in doing any of the above listed activities without permission or lawful authority. An example would be stealing a person’s credit card information and providing it to someone who intends to use that information.
- Falsely make, complete, or alter a financial device containing any personal identifying information or financial identifying information of another person. An example of this is electronically or manually copying a person’s credit card information when he or she is making an intentional purchase, so you can later use the information to illegally make a purchase.
Denver Identity Crimes Lawyer
Identity theft cases and all white collar crimes tend to be complex and difficult for an inexperienced attorney to defend. If you are accused of identity theft you need the support of someone who understands the law. Remember, law enforcement has already spent weeks or longer building their case. You need to be equally prepared to defend your rights.
To schedule a free confidential consultation to discuss accusations of a crime with Denver identity theft lawyer David Lindsey, call (303) 228-2270 or email David Lindsey, Attorney at Law.