CO Gathering Identity Information By Deception Lawyer
HAVE YOU BEEN CITED WITH GATHERING IDENTITY INFORMATION BY DECEPTION? YOUR JOB, RECORD AND LIVELIHOOD COULD BE IN JEOPARDY!
If you are under investigation, if law enforcement wants to speak with you, or if you have been charged with a criminal offense, a competent, experienced criminal defense attorney can make all the difference in the outcome of your charges. Call Weber Law to discuss your circumstances. Weber Law has helped people facing assault crimes navigate their way to case resolution and reunification with family members.
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Gathering Identity Information by Deception Crimes Defense
In Colorado, being charged with gathering identity information by deception can have outcomes that will affect you for the rest of your life. Not only is it a felony where you could face jail time with hefty fines, but you could have a record that follows you for life. A record that would make it extremely difficult to obtain a job, for example. At Weber Law we recognize that you may be scared and nervous about what is coming next. You may even be angry that you have been falsely accused of a crime you did not commit.
What is the Statute?
Under C.R.S. 18-5-904, gathering identity information by deception includes:
(1) A person commits gathering identity information by deception if he or she knowingly makes or conveys a materially false statement, without permission or lawful authority, with the intent to obtain, record, or access the personal identifying information or financial identifying information of another.
If you are trying to gain personal identifying information, financial identifying information through lying, deceitfulness and to use for your own personal gain, you could be charged with gathering identity information by deception.
Other offenses similar to gathering identity information by deception under Article 5 of the C.R.S. 18 Criminal Code include but are not limited to:
- Fraudulent and
- Deceptive Sales and Business Practices
- Identity Theft
- Criminal possession of an identification document
- Possession of identity theft tools
- Electronic mail fraud
- Bait advertising
- Altering Identification Numbers
- Theft of personal identifying information
- Trademark counterfeiting
- Using a forged academic record.
What is the Punishment?
According to C.R.S. 18-5-904, gathering identity information by deception is a class 5 felony. A class 5 felony is punishable by one to two years imprisonment plus one year of parole and any additional fines that the Court deems appropriate.
How Can You Fight It?
If you have been cited for gathering identity information by deception in the State of Colorado, there are a few ways Weber Law can fight for you. Whether it is negotiating to lower the charge to a lesser crime, reducing your fine amount, making sure you do not lose your job, ensuring you avoid a record, reducing your jail time, or defending you at trial, Weber Law will work for you every step of the way. By looking at potential evidence, such as your prior criminal record, employment records, and character witness testimony, Weber Law will make sure to be familiar with all aspects of your case. At Weber Law we are experienced in defending these types of charges, winning these types of cases, and getting you back out into the world to live your life free of criminal charges. If you or anyone you know has been cited for gathering identity information by deception in the state of Colorado, call Weber Law today for a consultation.
- C.R.S. 18-6-701, Contributing to the delinquency of a minor
- C.R.S. 18-1.3-401, Felonies classified – presumptive penalties
Contact Weber Law immediately if you’ve been arrested on a gathering identity information by deception charge. We offer a free confidential case evaluation. Serving Denver and the surrounding areas.
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If you have been charged with a crime, do not hesitate to ask for legal help. At Weber Law Firm, we understand you’re scared and nervous about what is coming next. You may even be angry that you have been falsely accused of a crime you didn’t commit. We are here to fight for an acquittal.
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