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ITADAIdentity Theft and Assumption Deterrence Act of 1998
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The ITADA and various state laws have sought to discourage identity theft by imposing severe criminal penalties--a form of deterrence not available to the private sector.
ITADA addresses the problem of identity theft in two ways.
Information compiled from the FTC's Identity Theft Data Clearinghouse (Clearinghouse) revealed three major issues that the ITADA failed to address.
The ITADA definition encompasses the three types of identity theft that exist today.
Identity theft, as prohibited in ITADA and its state equivalents, is limited to the use of the "means of identification of another person" (emphasis added).
(98) Most of the other states, except Colorado and Vermont, (99) have followed Arizona and have enacted statutes dealing with identity theft to some extent, some before and others after ITADA was passed in 1998.