SEC. 97-19-85. Fraudulent use of identity, social security number or other identifying information to obtain thing of value.
(1) Any person who shall make or cause to be made any false statement or representation as to his or another person's identity, social security account number or other identifying information for the purpose of fraudulently obtaining or with the intent to obtain goods, services or any thing of value, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not more than Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) or imprisoned for a term not to exceed one (1) year, or both.
(2) A person is guilty of fraud under subsection (1) who:
(a) Shall furnish false information wilfully, knowingly and with intent to deceive anyone as to his true identity or the true identity of another person;
(b) Wilfully, knowingly, and with intent to deceive, uses a social security account number to establish and maintain business or other records; or
(c) With intent to deceive, falsely represents a number to be the social security account number assigned to him or another person, when in fact the number is not the social security account number assigned to him or such other person; or
(d) Knowingly alters a social security card, buys or sells a social security card or counterfeit or altered social security card, counterfeits a social security card, or possesses a social security card or counterfeit social security card with intent to sell or alter it.
SOURCES: Laws, 1993, ch. 387, Sec. 1, eff from and after passage (approved March 15, 1993).