Wills, Probate, Pursuant To Texas Government Code Section 644.023(B)(1)(b)(iv), it is an offense if you have been given or attempted to have possession of a consumer's confidential personal or financial information in order to fraudulently obtain another person's credit, debit, charge, or other financial advantage or benefit. “Confidential personal information” includes, but is not limited to, the name, address or other identification number (PIN) of a financial account holder, but does not include social security numbers, banking account numbers, bank account numbers, credit card numbers or the contents of a credit report. The “acquisition” of a consumer's confidential personal information, whether for use in making a sale, credit or loan transaction or not, or the use of it to obtain credit, debit, or other financial advantage or benefit, is a criminal offense. For theft of a customer's personal information, the punishment is one to two (1) years of incarceration, a fine of 2,000 and imprisonment of not more than two (2) years. For theft of a vendor's confidential personal information, the punishment is up to six (6) months of imprisonment, a 2,000 fine, or both. (2) A person who engages in the sale, transfer, loan, or other disposition of confidential personal information to another person who is not a vendor is liable to the seller or transferee for one (1) to five (5) years in prison, a 5,000 fine, or both. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 647.121(A)(12), it is an offense to provide false or fraudulent information when applying for a vendor's identification as required by law. It is an offense to provide false or fraudulent identification for a vendor who holds a valid vendor identification number or to provide false or fraudulent identification for a vendor who holds an expired vendor identification number. Violation of Texas Government Code Section 647.120(A) or Section 647.125(A)(4) is a Class A misdemeanor, and a second or subsequent violation is a felony punishable by 6 months to two (2) years of imprisonment, a fine of 1,000 to 5,000, or both. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 647.