Definition of identity theft
: the illegal use of someone else's personal information (such as a Social Security number) especially in order to obtain money or credit
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IDENTITY THEFT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of identity theft for English Language Learners
: the illegal use of someone else's personal identifying information (such as a Social Security number) in order to get money or credit
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