The crime of Identity Fraud is punishable in Massachusetts with imprisonment for up to 2.5 years, a fine of up to $5,000, and restitution of any financial loss.
In order to be convicted of the crime of Identity Fraud, the prosecutor would be required to prove, beyond a reasonable doubt:
- That the defendant posed as another person;
- That the defendant did so without that person's express authorization;
- That he/she used that person's identifying information to obtain or attempt to obtain money, credit or some other thing of value; an identification card or other evidence of that person's identity; or to harass another person; and
- That the defendant did so with the intent to defraud.
Boston Criminal Lawyer Lefteris K. Travayiakis has experience in defending persons charged with various White Collar Crimes, and is available 24/7 for consultation to help explain and defend your legal rights.
To schedule a Free Consultation and to discuss your criminal case with a Boston White Collar Crimes Lawyer, Contact Us Online or call 617-325-9500.