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Keeping your record clean after an arrest for retail theft

October 19, 2014
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Getting arrested for retail theft can have serious consequences on someone‚Äôs future. If someone is caught committing retail theft, they will typically be approached by a loss prevention specialist or an agent of the store after they have completed a purchase of any other items, or walked by the registers without paying. Store agents will […]

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Summary of aggravated identity theft under federal law

December 8, 2011
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Federal law has two statutes that address the crime of identity theft. The first is 18 USC 1028. Congress passed this statute as part of the Identity Theft and Assumption Deterrent Act in 1998. This was the first federal statute concerning the crime of identity theft, which is a modern offense. The offense of identity […]

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