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Identity Theft Charge Sticks for New Accounts (access required)

A Newport News U.S. District Court denies defendant’s motion to dismiss two counts of an indictment charging him with aggravated identity theft in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1028A(a)(1); defendant can be charged with this offense even if the two victims allegedly did not know credit card accounts had been opened in their names. Identity ‘theft’ On July ...