Identity theft and "criminal impersonation" are crimes in Nebraska. A person commits criminal impersonation if he or she:
• Provides false personal identifying information or a false personal identification document to a court or law enforcement officer;
• Pretends to be a representative of some person or organization to gain a financial benefit and to deceive or harm another;
• Carries on any profession, business, or other occupation without a license, certificate, or other authorization as required by law; or
• Provides false personal identifying information or a false personal identification document to an employer to obtain employment (NE Rev. Stat. Sec. 28-638).
A person commits identity theft if he or she knowingly takes, purchases, manufactures, records, possesses, or uses any identifying information of another person or entity without that other person’s or entity’s consent or if he or she knowingly creates personal identifying information for a fictional person or entity with the intent to:
• Obtain or use the other person’s or entity’s ...