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Legal Statutes: South Dakota

UPDATED May 26, 2017

South Dakota Statutes

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Chapter 22-40. Identity Crimes

back to topIdentity theft — Penalty

If any person, without the authorization or permission of another person and with the intent to deceive or defraud:

(1)  Obtains, possesses, transfers, uses, attempts to obtain, or records identifying information not lawfully issued for that person’s use; or

(2)  Accesses or attempts to access the financial resources of that person through the use of identifying information;

such person commits the crime of identity theft. Identity theft committed pursuant to this section is a Class 6 felony.

SL 2000, ch 107, § 1; SDCL 22-30A-3.1; SL 2005, ch 120, §§ 80, 83.