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The statute of limitations for theft is two or four years, depending on the facts. However, the time in which the crime was unknown does not count.
Basically, this means that the DA has up to 4 years from when you found out to bring charges.
The issue here is whether the DA would expend resources on an ID theft case that did not result in a loss.
My guess, especially considering the age of the case, is that they will not.
However, the only way to know for sure is to report it to the police and let them take over from there.
Legally, that does not make a difference.
However, it may make a practical difference in whether the DA wants to bring charges, even though he legally can.
No, I do not think proving you did not have knowledge will be a problem. Just living with someone does not mean you know every credit card they have, etc.
Since the credit card company no longer has the documents, that may present a problem in actually proving the case, but that is an issue for the police.
You don't have to worry about how the police prove the crime. The only thing you have to do is report it. After that, they will take over and whatever happens happens.
They can have him arrested in VA. Again, that is an issue for the police and DA to deal with. First, they have to decide whether or not they want to prosecute. Second, they have to be able to prove it. An arrest is a long way away, but if they want to, there are procedures to have someone arrested in another state.
No, you are only minimally involved. The police and DA do pretty much everything.
I think you should make a report, but I wouldn't get your hopes up.
Again, that may make the DA less likely to prosecute, but that carries no legal weight.
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