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Legal Statutes: Hawaii

UPDATED October 5, 2016

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Part IV. Theft and Related Offenses

back to top708-839.6 Identity theft in the first degree

(1)  A person commits the offense of identity theft in the first degree if that person makes or causes to be made, either directly or indirectly, a transmission of any personal information of another by any oral statement, any written statement, or any statement conveyed by any electronic means, with the intent to:

(a)  Facilitate the commission of a murder in any degree, a class A felony, kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment in any degree, extortion in any degree, any offense under chapter 134, criminal property damage in the first or second degree, escape in any degree, any offense under part VI of chapter 710, any offense under section 711-1103, or any offense under chapter 842; or

(b)  Commit the offense of theft in the first degree from the person whose personal information is used, or from any other person or entity.

(2)  Identity theft in the first degree is a class A felony.

L 2002, c 224, § 1.