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Missouri Identity Theft Laws

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Code SectionMo. Rev. Stat. §570.223 (1999)
Classification of Crime/PenaltiesIdentity theft is a criminal offense First offense: up to 6 months in jail; second offense: up to 1 year in jail; third or subsequent offense: 1 to 5 years imprisonment; court may order restitution for costs to correct credit history and any costs of civil/administrative proceeding to satisfy debt, lien, judgment, or other obligation resulting from crime
Who May ProsecuteAny prosecuting authority
Exemptions to Identity Theft Laws-
Civil Lawsuit Allowed?-
Civil Remedies Available-

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