22-40-8 Identity theft--Felony.
If any person, without the authorization or permission of
another person and with the intent to deceive or defraud:
Obtains, possesses, transfers, uses, attempts to obtain, or records identifying information
not lawfully issued for that person's use; or
Accesses or attempts to access the financial resources of that person through the use of
such person commits the crime of identity theft. Identity theft committed pursuant to this section is
a Class 6 felony.
Source: SL 2000, ch 107, § 1; SDCL, § 22-30A-3.1; SL 2005, ch 120, §§ 80, 83.