• United States



H.R. 5588 Identity Theft Penalty Enhancement Act of 2002

Nov 08, 20021 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

This Act states that any person who knowingly transfers, possesses, or uses, without lawful authority, a means of identification of another person shall, in addition to the punishment provided for such felony, be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of two years. If the identity theft were tied to an act of terrorism, the punishment for this felony would be a term of imprisonment up to five years.