If you are facing federal theft charges, it is very important to understand the nature of the charges you face. There are a number of different types of theft, including robbery, shoplifting and cyber crimes such as identity theft. Penalties vary depending on the nature of the crime, but can be serious.
When an Atlanta resident is accused of identity theft, it means they have been accused of wrongfully obtaining someone else's personal information and using that personal information to commit theft or fraud. Personal information includes names, Social Security numbers, addresses, birth dates, passport numbers, bank account numbers and even telephone numbers.