Identity theft is a crime. Identity theft is a term used to refer to all types of crime in which someone illegally obtains and uses another person's personal data in a way that involves lies or deception, mostly for economic gain.
Identity thefts is one of the fastest growing crimes in the country and what can be really frustrating about this is that you cannot really know how fast it is growing. Not only are identity theft cases hard to solve, they are also hard to detect.
Learn more in Identity Theft Exposed.