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In Florida, first degree grand theft (property is valued at $100,000 or more) is a 1st Degree Felony. First degree felonies have a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison and fines of up to $10,000.
Under Fla. Stat. 817.568(2)(a), any person who willfully and without authorization fraudulently uses, or possesses with intent to fraudulently use, personal identification information concerning an individual without first obtaining that individual's consent, commits the offense of fraudulent use of personal identification information, which is a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084. This carries a maximum sentence of 5 years in prison and a $5000 fine.
These are just the maximum penalties, and the person should be able to get a much lighter sentence sine this is a first offense. However, a criminal law attorney should be employed to ensure this person gets the best deal available.
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