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“So-Called” Identity Theft Is Not Covered by Prop. 47
September 7th, 2020

People v. Jimenez (2020) 9 Cal.5th 53 held that misuse of identifying information in violation of PC 530.5(a) cannot be reclassified as shoplifting because section 530.5(a) is not a theft offense. (Jimenez, supra, 9 Cal.5th at pp. 58-59; see also People v. Harrell (Aug. 10, 2020, A156017) ___ Cal.App.1st ___ .) Jimenez discusses several reasons […]


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