Maryland Identity Theft Laws
|Code Section||Md. Ann. Code Crim §8-301|
|Classification of Crime/Penalties||If loss is less than $500: misdemeanor, imprisonment not exceeding 18 months or max. fine of $5,000 or both; if loss of $500 or more: felony, imprisonment not exceeding 5 yrs. or max. fine of $25,000 or both; restitution may be ordered for and attorney fees, costs to clear credit rating, costs of civil/administrative proceeding to satisfy debt, lien, judgment, or other obligation resulting from crime|
|Who May Prosecute||Any prosecuting authority|
|Exemptions to Identity Theft Laws||-|
|Civil Lawsuit Allowed?||-|
|Civil Remedies Available||-|
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