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California Civil Code Section 1798.92

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1798.92.  For the purposes of this title:
   (a) "Claimant" means a person who has or purports to have a claim
for money or an interest in property in connection with a transaction
procured through identity theft.
   (b) "Identity theft" means the unauthorized use of another person'
s personal identifying information to obtain credit, goods, services,
money, or property.
   (c) "Personal identifying information" means a person's name,
address, telephone number, driver's license number, social security
number, place of employment, employee identification number, mother's
maiden name, demand deposit account number, savings account number,
or credit card number.
   (d) "Victim of identity theft" means a person who had his or her
personal identifying information used without authorization by
another to obtain credit, goods, services, money, or property, and
did not use or possess the credit, goods, services, money, or
property obtained by the identity theft, and filed a police report in
this regard pursuant to Section 530.5 of the Penal Code.


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