b. An entity's electronic serial number, mobile identification number, entity identification number, or other telecommunications service, equipment, or instrument identifier.
c. Any other means of account access.
7. Any other information or data that is unique to, assigned to, or belongs to an entity and that is intended to be used to access services, funds, or benefits of any kind to which the entity is entitled.
8. Any other information that can be associated with a particular entity through one or more identifiers or other information or circumstances.
(2) Whoever, for any of the following purposes, intentionally uses, attempts to use, or possesses with intent to use any identifying information or identification document of an entity without the authorization or consent of the entity and by representing that the person is the entity or is acting with the authorization or consent of the entity is guilty of a Class H felony:
(a) To obtain credit, money, goods, services, or anything else of value or benefit.
(b) To harm the reputation or property of the entity.
(3) It is an affirmative defense to a prosecution under this section that the defendant was authorized by law to engage in the conduct that is the subject of the prosecution. A defendant who raises this affirmative defense has the burden of proving the defense by a preponderance of the evidence.
(4) If an entity reports to a law enforcement agency for the jurisdiction in which the entity is located that personal identifying information or a personal identifying document belonging to the entity reasonably appears to be in the possession of another in violation of this section or that another has used or has attempted to use it in violation of this section, the agency shall prepare a report on the alleged violation. If the law enforcement agency concludes that it appears not to have jurisdiction to investigate the violation, it shall inform the entity which law enforcement agency may have jurisdiction. A copy of a report prepared under this subsection shall be furnished upon request to the entity that made the request, subject to payment of any reasonable fee for the copy.
36, s. s. 25
946.79 of the statutes is created to read:
946.79 False statements to financial institutions. (1) In this section:
(a) "Financial institution" means a bank, savings bank, savings and loan association, credit union, loan company, sales finance company, insurance premium finance company, community currency exchange, seller of checks, insurance company, trust company, securities broker-dealer, as defined in s. 551.02 (3), mortgage banker, mortgage broker, pawnbroker, as defined in s. 134.71 (1) (e), telegraph company, or dealer in precious metals, stones, or jewels.
(b) "Financial transaction information" means information being submitted to a financial institution in connection with a transaction with that financial institution.
(c) "Monetary instrument" includes any of the following:
1. Coin or currency of the United States or any other country.
2. Traveler's check, personal check, money order, or share draft or other draft for payment.
3. Investment security or negotiable instrument, in bearer form, book entry, or other form that provides that title to the security or instrument passes upon delivery or transfer of the security or instrument.
4. Precious metals, stones, or jewels.
(d) "Personal identification document" has the meaning given in s. 943.201 (1) (a).
(e) "Personal identifying information" has the meaning given in s. 943.201 (1) (b).
(f) "Transaction" means the acquisition or disposition of property by any means, including any of the following:
1. The purchase, sale, trade, transfer, transmission, exchange, loan, pledge, investment, delivery, deposit, or withdrawal of a monetary instrument.
2. The use of a safe deposit box.
3. The extension of credit.
(2) Whoever knowingly does any of the following in connection with the submission of financial transaction information is guilty of a Class H felony:
(a) Falsifies or conceals or attempts to falsify or conceal an individual's identity.
(b) Makes a false statement regarding an individual's identity.
(c) Makes or uses a writing containing false information regarding an individual's identity.
(d) Uses a false personal identification document or false personal identifying information.
"Racketeering activity" means any activity specified in 18 USC 1961
(1) in effect as of April 27, 1982,
or the attempt, conspiracy to commit, or commission of any of the felonies specified in: chs. 945 and 961 and ss. 49.49, 134.05, 139.44 (1), 180.0129, 181.0129, 185.825, 201.09 (2), 215.12, 221.0625, 221.0636, 221.0637, 221.1004, 551.41, 551.42, 551.43, 551.44, 553.41 (3) and (4), 553.52 (2), 940.01, 940.19 (4) to (6), 940.20, 940.201, 940.203, 940.21, 940.30, 940.305, 940.31, 941.20 (2) and (3), 941.26, 941.28, 941.298, 941.31, 941.32, 942.09, 943.01 (2), (2d), or (2g), 943.011, 943.012, 943.013, 943.02, 943.03, 943.04, 943.05, 943.06, 943.10, 943.20 (3) (bf) to (e), 943.201, 943.203,
943.23 (1g), (2) and (3), 943.24 (2), 943.25, 943.27, 943.28, 943.30, 943.32, 943.34 (1) (bf), (bm), and (c), 943.38, 943.39, 943.40, 943.41 (8) (b) and (c), 943.50 (4) (bf), (bm), and (c), 943.60, 943.70, 943.76, 944.21 (5) (c) and (e), 944.32, 944.33 (2), 944.34, 945.03 (1m), 945.04 (1m), 945.05 (1), 945.08, 946.10, 946.11, 946.12, 946.13, 946.31, 946.32 (1), 946.48, 946.49, 946.61, 946.64, 946.65, 946.72, 946.76, 946.79,
947.015, 948.05, 948.08, 948.12, and 948.30.
36, s. s. 27
970.03 (11) of the statutes is amended to read:
970.03 (11) The court may admit a statement which is hearsay and which is not excluded from the hearsay rule under ss. 908.02 to 908.045 to prove ownership of property or lack of consent to entry to or possession or destruction of property or to prove any element under s. 943.201 (2) or 943.203 (2).
36, s. s. 28
970.03 (13) of the statutes is amended to read:
970.03 (13) Upon a showing by the proponent of good cause under s. 807.13 (2) (c), testimony Testimony may be received into the record of a preliminary examination by telephone or live audiovisual means if the proponent shows good cause or if the testimony is used to prove an element of an offense under s. 943.201 (2) or 943.203 (2).
36, s. s. 29
971.19 (11) of the statutes is created to read:
971.19 (11) In an action under s. 943.201, the defendant may be tried in the county where the victim or intended victim resided at the time of the offense or in any other county designated under this section. In an action under s. 943.203, the defendant may be tried in the county where the victim or intended victim was located at the time of the offense or in any other county designated under this section.
36, s. s. 30
971.366 of the statutes is created to read:
971.366 Use of another's personal identifying information: charges. In any case under s. 943.201 or 943.203 involving more than one violation, all violations may be prosecuted as a single crime if the violations were pursuant to a single intent and design.
36, s. s. 31
971.367 of the statutes is created to read:
971.367 False statements to financial institutions: charges. In any case under s. 946.79 involving more than one violation, all violations may be prosecuted as a single crime if the violations were pursuant to a single intent and design.