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Selected Criminal Jury Instructions -

10.3 Identify Theft

Legislative Reports from the Connecticut Office of Legislative Research:

  • Identity Theft - 2016-R-0316
    What are the processes for investigating identity theft and the associated penalties? What steps can an individual take to determine if his or her identity was stolen?

  • Recent Identity Theft Legislation - 2010-R-0495
    You asked about significant legislation in the past three sessions regarding identity theft, particularly Social Security numbers.

  • Identity Theft - 2005-R-0906
    You asked for background information on how and where identity theft occurs and if other states have adopted legislation specifically intended to reduce identity theft occurring in retail establishments.

  • Identity Theft - 2005-R-0617
    You asked for information on identity theft, including actions New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has taken to combat it and how spyware, adware, and malware are used to steal identities.

  • Identity Theft - 2004-R-0641
    You asked for information on identity theft, including how it is being addressed in Connecticut and whether a single state has emerged as a leader in addressing this issue.

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Useful Websites

  • 36a-699f. Blocking of Information Appearing on Credit Card Report as a Result of Identity Theft. 

  • 42-471. Safeguarding of Personal Information. Social Security numbers. Privacy protection policy. Civil Penalty.

  • 52-571h. Action for Damages Resulting from Identity Theft 

  • 54-93a. Court Order to Correct Public Record Containing False Information as a Result of Identity Theft. 

  • 53a-129a. Identity Theft Defined. 

  • 53a-129bIdentity Theft in the First Degree: Class B Felony. 

  • 53a-129c. Identity Theft in the Second Degree: Class C Felony. 

  • 53a-129d. Identity Theft in the Second Degree: Class D Felony.

  • 53a-129e. Trafficking in Personal Identifying Information: Class D Felony.

  • 53a-130. Criminal Impersonation. Class A Misdemeanor. 

  • 53a-130a. Impersonation of a Police Officer. Class D Felony.

  • 54-1n. Complaint by Victim of Identity Theft. Law Enforcement Agency's Responsibilities.


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