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A person is guilty of aggravated identity theft when he or she knowingly and with intent to defraud assumes the identity of another person by presenting himself or herself as that other person, or by acting as that other person or by using personal identifying information of that other person, and knows that such person is a member of the armed forces, and knows that such member is presently deployed outside of the continental United States and:
1. thereby obtains goods, money, property or services or uses credit in the name of such member of the armed forces in an aggregate amount that exceeds five hundred dollars; or
2. thereby causes financial loss to such member of the armed forces in an aggregate amount that exceeds five hundred dollars.
Aggravated identity theft is a class D felony.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 190.80-a Aggravated identity theft - last updated January 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ny/penal-law/pen-sect-190-80-a.html
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