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Identity Theft

Atlanta Identity Theft Defense Attorneys

Identity theft has become a prevalent and alarming issue in Georgia with lasting consequences, affecting countless individuals. It encompasses a broad range of separate offenses, making it a complex area of the law to navigate.

If you find yourself facing these charges, it is crucial to have experienced fraud defense attorneys who understand the intricacies of these cases. At Arora Law, our team of skilled attorneys has a deep understanding of identity theft laws in Georgia and a proven track record of successfully defending clients.

No matter where you are in the United States, reach out to Arora Law at (404) 609-4664 or contact us online to schedule a free first consultation. Our dedicated criminal defense lawyers are here to provide legal assistance and proudly serve Spanish and Hindi speaking clients.

The Impact of Identity Theft

Identity theft has far-reaching consequences for those who are wrongly accused. In Georgia, this crime can wreak havoc on a person’s financial stability, credit rating, personal relationships, and more. It is important to recognize the seriousness of this offense and the need for a strong defense when facing charges.

What is Identity Theft?

Identity theft is the unauthorized, fraudulent use of another person’s personal information, such as their name, Social Security number, credit card details, or driver’s license information. Those accused of this crime are generally alleged to employ various methods to obtain personal information, including:

  • Phishing scams
  • Data breaches
  • Skimming devices
  • Mail theft
  • Social engineering

Identity Theft Laws in Georgia

Georgia has enacted specific laws to address identity theft and protect its residents. The Official Code of Georgia Annotated (OCGA) Section 16-9-121 covers these offenses and outlines the different forms of this kind of fraud recognized under Georgia law. These forms include:

  • Financial Identity Theft: Using another person’s financial information to obtain credit, make purchases, or commit fraud.
  • Criminal Identity Theft: Using another person’s identity to commit a crime, potentially leading to false criminal records for innocent individuals.
  • Medical Identity Theft: Using another person’s identity to obtain medical services, prescription drugs, or medical insurance benefits.

Penalties for Identity Theft Conviction

Classified as a felony, conviction for this crime in Georgia can result in severe penalties. The specific consequences which depend on the nature and severity of the offense can include:

  • Substantial fines
  • Lengthy imprisonment (over 10 years)
  • Restitution to the victims
  • Probation or parole
  • Damage to personal and professional reputation

It is crucial to note that identity theft charges can carry additional charges, such as theft, forgery, or fraud, which can further exacerbate the potential penalties.

Why Hire a White Collar Crime Defense Lawyer?

When facing charges related to identity theft, seek the guidance of the team of skilled attorneys at Arora Law who specialize in white collar crime defense and have successfully defended numerous clients against these charges.

Our attorneys are well-versed in Georgia laws and possess the expertise to develop a robust defense strategy tailored to your specific circumstances. We meticulously analyze the evidence, challenge the criminal charges, and ardently advocate for your rights throughout the legal process.

Atlanta-based Identity Theft Defense Lawyers On Your Side

If you are facing charges related to identity theft in Georgia, it is crucial to act now and seek out skilled fraud defense attorneys.

At Arora Law, we are committed to protecting your rights, preserving your reputation, and fighting for the best possible outcome. Trust our experienced team to navigate the complexities of your case and safeguard your future.

Remember, time is of the essence. Reach out to us now and take the first step toward a comprehensive defense against identity theft charges.


Our Practice Areas

Drug Offenses

As soon as you are arrested or discover you are under investigation, the clock is ticking. To ensure the best possible outcome in your drug case, you need to act quickly and hire a criminal defense firm that is experienced, knowledgeable and able to protect your rights during even the toughest litigation.



When you decide to launch an appeal, every moment is critical. Criminal statutes have strict time limits on appeals, so you need to act quickly and hire an appellate attorney who is experienced, knowledgeable and willing to efficiently and effectively review the entire court order of your case.

Criminal Defense

At Arora Law, we handle all criminal law cases that include DUI charges, drug charges — from small-quantity possession to large-quantity manufacturing — and white collar crimes such as fraud and forgery.

DUI Defense

A conviction for driving under the influence (DUI) becomes part of a permanent criminal record that follows you for the rest of your life. At Arora Law, we understand that serious offenses such as DUI call for serious litigation.


When someone is arrested in Georgia the impact could remain long after the case is closed. If a case is not closed out properly, it could lead to issues with employment, housing, financial loans, educational tuition and the like.

White Collar Crime

At Arora Law, our attorneys have the experience and legal expertise in protecting clients’ rights and reputations when they’ve been charged with white-collar offenses. As former prosecutors, we anticipate how the prosecution will build its case, enabling us to build a strong defense against harsh penalties.

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