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Montana Identity Theft Laws

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Code SectionMont. Code Ann. §45-6-332 (2001)
Classification of Crime/PenaltiesIdentity theft is a criminal offense If loss up to $1,000: imprisonment in county jail up to 6 months, fine up to $1,000, or both; if loss of $1,000 or more: imprisonment in state prison up to 10 years, fine up to $10,000, or both; restitution may be ordered including attorney fees, costs incurred in clearing credit rating, 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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