• United States



H.R. 1731 Identity Theft Penalty Enhancement Act

Jul 16, 20041 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

The Act also expands the existing identify theft prohibition to cover possession of a means of identification of another with intent to commit specified unlawful activity and now includes acts of domestic terrorism. The Act also modifies provisions regarding embezzlement and theft of public money, property.

This Act authorizes appropriations to the Department of Justice for the investigation and prosecution of identity theft and related credit card and other fraud cases constituting felonies.