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- n. The deliberate assumption of another person's identity, usually to gain access to that person's finances or to frame a person for a crime.
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- n. the co-option of another person's personal information (e.g., name, Social Security number, credit card number, passport) without that person's knowledge and the fraudulent use of such knowledge
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“Right now, Mr. Greengate, you’ve been charged with petty identity theft in New York.”