"New Jersey Laws
Theft of Identity - 2C:21-17
Obtaining any personal information in an effort to try to take their identity is a criminal offense, charged in New Jersey as a felony crime.
Use of Personal Information - 2C:21-17.2
A second degree felony charge is issued in New Jersey to any person that uses the personal information of another. This includes things like identifying documents, account information, driver’s licenses, addresses, birth dates, and full names. Using false identification can also be considered under this law."