• New York Makes Internet Impersonation a Crime
  • January 16, 2009 | Authors: Scott E. Hershman; Lisa J. Sotto
  • Law Firm: Hunton & Williams LLP - New York Office
  • In a continuing effort to combat identity theft, New York recently enacted an amendment to the Penal Law making it a crime to impersonate another person or pretend to be a public servant by means of online communication.