Identity Theft Statute of Limitations

What is the Federal Statute of Limitations for Identity Theft?

The statute of limitations for identity theft offenses can vary depending on the jurisdiction and the specific laws in place. In general, the statute of limitations for federal identity theft offenses is five years, but some state laws may have longer or shorter statutes of limitations.

However, identity theft is a serious crime, and some states have specific laws that allow for longer statutes of limitations for identity theft offenses. For example, California has a statute of limitations of up to six years for identity theft.

Additionally, if the identity theft results in monetary losses, the statute of limitations may be extended.

It is important to consult with a lawyer familiar with the laws in your jurisdiction to determine the specific statute of limitations for a identity theft offense.