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Charged With Financial Identity Fraud in South Carolina?

South Carolina Financial Identity Fraud Criminal Defense Attorneys

SECTION 16-13-510. “Financial identity fraud” and “identifying information” defined; penalty and restitution. [SC ST SEC 16-13-510]

(A) It is unlawful for a person to commit the offense of financial identity fraud.

(B) A person is guilty of financial identity fraud when he, without the authorization or permission of another person and with the intent of unlawfully appropriating the financial resources of that person to his own use or the use of a third party:

(1) obtains or records identifying information which would assist in accessing the financial records of the other person; or

(2) accesses or attempts to access the financial resources of the other person through the use of identifying information as defined in subsection (C).

(C) Identifying information includes, but is not limited to:

(1) social security numbers;

(2) driver’s license numbers;

(3) checking account numbers;

(4) savings account numbers;

(5) credit card numbers;

(6) debit card numbers;

(7) personal identification numbers;

(8) electronic identification numbers;

(9) digital signatures;

(10) other numbers or information which may be used to access a person’s financial resources; or

(11) identifying documentation that defines a person other than the person presenting the document. This includes, but is not limited to, passports, driver’s licenses, birth certificates, immigration documents, and state-issued identification cards.

(D) A person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, must be fined in the discretion of the court or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both. The court may order restitution to the victim pursuant to the provisions of Section 17-25-322.

SECTION 16-13-515. Identity fraud; penalty. [SC ST SEC 16-13-515]

(A) A person is guilty of identity fraud when he uses identifying information, as defined in this section, of another person for the purpose of obtaining employment. Identifying information includes, but is not limited to:

(1) social security numbers;

(2) driver’s license numbers;

(3) checking account numbers;

(4) savings account numbers;

(5) credit card numbers;

(6) debit card numbers;

(7) personal identification numbers;

(8) electronic identification numbers;

(9) digital signatures;

(10) other numbers or information which may be used to access another person’s financial resources; or

(11) identifying documentation that defines a person other than the person presenting the document. This includes, but is not limited to, passports, driver’s licenses, birth certificates, immigration documents, and state-issued identification cards.

(B) A person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, must be fined in the discretion of the court or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both. The court may order restitution to the victim pursuant to the provisions of Section 17-25-322.

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