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January 11, 2018

28-637. Criminal impersonation; identity theft; identity fraud; venue; victim; contact local law enforcement agency

For purposes of sections 28-636 to 28-640:

(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, venue for the prosecution and trial of violations of sections 28-636 to 28-640 may be commenced and maintained in any county in which an element of the offense occurred, including the county where a victim resides; and

(2) If a person or entity reasonably believes that he, she, or it has been the victim of a violation of sections 28-636 to 28-640, the victim may contact a local law enforcement agency which has jurisdiction over the victim’s residence, place of business, or registered address. Notwithstanding that jurisdiction may lie elsewhere for investigation and prosecution of a crime of identity theft, the local law enforcement agency shall take the complaint and provide the complainant with a copy of the complaint and refer the complaint to a law enforcement agency in the appropriate jurisdiction.