(September 2019) In fiscal year 2018, there were 1,018 offenders convicted under 18 U.S.C. § 1028A. The number of offenders convicted under section 1028A have decreased by 4.8% since fiscal year 2014. Offenses under section 1028A carry a mandatory minimum penalty of 24 months. The punishment imposed under section 1028A must be consecutive to any punishment imposed for another offense, including the offense during which the aggravated identity theft occurred.