But in 2008, Pellicano was found guilty on 76 charges—including wire fraud, identity theft, and racketeering.
An identity theft can take significant time and money to clear up.
In January, Adams pleaded guilty to an apparently unrelated federal charge of identity theft in California.
Then, on November 3, Parker was extradited to Connecticut where he was charged with identity theft, which is a felony.
Lauren Barack writes on subjects from Twitter to identity theft, Bollywood to child care.
I've learned that this form of identity theft, conjuring up a character to attract another person, is not uncommon.
the stealing of a person's financial information, esp. credit cards and Social Security number, with the intention of using that data to commit fraud and create a phony persona