Identity Theft

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California Identity Theft Law: Penalties and Defenses Available

California Identity Theft Law: What to Know When You Didn't Do It Identity theft became a big buzzword years ago, as technology opened up more doors to crime. The government stepped in and created new laws, but at the same time consumers became concerned over their security and privacy. Fast-forward to today, and identity theft...

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California Penal Code 530.5 PC Explained

When You Have Been Accused, You Better Understand Penal Code 530.5 There is little question that identity theft is a growing crime within the United States. As more and more people have access to the Internet, personal information is easier to come by. That is also why lawmakers and prosecutors have started to hone in...

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Facing Identity Theft Charges?

Accused of Identity Theft in Los Angeles: What Are You in For? Nearly 20 years ago, identity theft mainly involved stolen credit card cards. Today, with technology advancements and just about every household on the Internet, identity theft has exploded. As more and more people have fallen prey to identity thieves, the prosecution has started...

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Identity Theft | Credit Card Theft

What do prosecutors have to show in order to prove that I am guilty of this crime? To prove that you are guilty of this crime, the prosecutor must prove that: You willfully obtained someone else’s personal identifying information; You willfully used that information for an unlawful purpose; and You used the information without the...

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White Collar Criminal Defense Attorney

California Identity Theft Crimes Identity theft is the fastest-growing crime in the United States. According to the California Office of Privacy Protection, there are more than 11 million victims of identity theft in the U.S. each year, more than one million of which come from California. According to California Penal Code section 530.5, it is...

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Robert Ernenwein, an expert and experienced Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer, has over 30 years of experience defending persons accused of Identity Theft. Mr. Ernenwein is a former Los Angeles Deputy District Attorneys and is Certified as a Criminal Law Specialist by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. He has been named as a “Super Lawyer” by Los Angeles Magazine and has appeared as a legal analyst on multiple cable news programs, including Fox News.

The experience and capabilities Robert Ernenwein will bring to your Identity Theft Defense are unmatched.