(720 ILCS 5/16-33)
A person who is convicted of facilitating identity theft, identity theft, or aggravated identity theft is liable in a civil action to the person who
damages as a result of the violation. The person suffering damages may
recover court costs, attorney's
fees, lost wages, and actual damages. Where a person has been convicted of identity theft in violation of subdivision (a)(6) or subdivision (a)(7) of Section 16-30, in the absence of proof of actual damages, the person whose personal identification information or personal identification documents were used in the violation in question may recover damages of $2,000.
(Source: P.A. 97-597, eff. 1-1-12.)