Identity theft. It is a crime in Mississippi to obtain or attempt to obtain the personal identity information of another person with the intent to unlawfully use that information, without consent, to:
• Obtain financial credit;
• Purchase or otherwise obtain or lease any real or personal property;
• Obtain employment;
• Obtain access to medical records or information contained in medical records; or
• Commit any illegal act (MS Code Sec. 97-45-19).
"Personal identity information" means an individual's Social Security number (SSN), driver's license or state identification number, employment information, or information regarding any financial account held by the individual (MS Code Sec. 97-45-1).
Computer fraud. It is also illegal to access or cause to be accessed any computer, computer system, or computer network with the intent to:
• Obtain ...