Am I responsible if a thief commits a crime while using my identity?
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Male: Am I responsible if the thief commits a crime while using my identity? Linda Sherry: No, as a victim of identity theft you are not responsible for the crime or for any of the ill-gotten gains that came out of the crime. However, time and money and the rest of the hassle of dealing with this crime fall squarely on you. So it really is up to you. You are going to have to spend a lot of time talking to lawyers. You may have to spend money. You may have to prove your innocence and this is the real cost of identity theft.