Identity Theft

Identity Theft involves any instance where a person uses someone else’s identification documents or other identifiers in order to impersonate that person for whatever reason.

Identity Theft

The Economic Crimes Detail includes the following investigative units: Fraudulent Checks, Credit Card Fraud, Major Fraud, Computer Crimes and the Southern California Regional High-Tech Task Force (SCRHTTF).

Fraud disguises itself in many forms. The Economic Crimes Detail is responsible for investigating crimes associated with checks and credit card fraud, grand theft, theft of public funds, embezzlement, theft by false pretenses, consumer fraud, a variety of business fraud and identity theft, real estate fraud and elder financial abuse.