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File #: 19-0369    Version: 1 Name: Adopt Resolution Accepting Monetary Donation to the Fresno County District Attorney's Office to fund the Identification Theft Prosecution Unit
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/26/2019 In control: District Attorney
On agenda: 5/7/2019 Final action: 5/7/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #: Resolution No. 19-163
Title: Adopt Resolution accepting and expressing gratitude for the donation of $300,000 from Table Mountain Rancheria for the Fresno County District Attorney's Identification Theft Prosecution Unit for FY 2018-19.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Resolution No. 19-163
DATE: May 7, 2019

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Lisa A. Smittcamp, District Attorney

SUBJECT: Adopt Resolution Accepting Monetary Donation to the Fresno County District Attorney's Office to Fund the Identification Theft Prosecution Unit

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
Adopt Resolution accepting and expressing gratitude for the donation of $300,000 from Table Mountain Rancheria for the Fresno County District Attorney's Identification Theft Prosecution Unit for FY 2018-19.
REPORT
Since 2010, the Fresno County District Attorney's Identification (ID) Theft Prosecution Unit has received generous donations from the Table Mountain Rancheria. With your Board's acceptance of the $300,000 donation, Table Mountain Rancheria will have donated a total of $8,100,000 in support of the District Attorney's ID Theft Unit. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

Should your Board not approve the recommended action, the continuation of the District Attorney's ID Theft Prosecution Unit at the current level may not be possible.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no increase in Net County Cost or ongoing costs associated with the recommended action. Table Mountain Rancheria provided a $300,000 donation on March 18, 2019, and it was deposited into the ID Theft Special Revenue Fund 0060, Subclass 17208, and will be used to offset costs associated with the District Attorney's ID Theft Unit for FY 2018-19 once accepted by your Board. Appropriations of $1,322,612 and estimated revenues in the amount of $1,322,612 for the ID Theft program are included in the District Attorney-Grants Org 2862 Adopted Budget for FY 2018-19.

DISCUSSION:

ID theft is taking the personal identifying information of another and using it for any unlawful purpose (Cal. Penal Code ? 530.5). It is a serious crime with serious consequences.

According to the Department of Justice, ID theft is the future of crime. There were 12.7 million U.S. adult victims in 2014, or nearly one victim every 2.5 seconds. T...

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