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If you did not gain anything of value, it would not be criminal identity theft,
however if at anytime, you claimed that you were the ex employee and used the ex employees social security number or other private information to gain any financial gain, you could face criminal charges, however that does not seem to be the case. \
In terms of a termination, that is up to the current employer,
if you can justify your actions or admit to the actions, the employer may not terminate you, however in a case such as this, you should expect some negative action
I would wait to meet with an attorney, if you did not gain anything, and did not use the ex employees miles or social security number for any personal gain criminal action would not be likely,
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