Federal Identity Theft Laws

Federal Contacts

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A Mandatory Reporting State

Identity Theft in Maine

Credit Freeze Law in Maine

  • Freeze Law - 10 MRSA §1313-C
    • Effective date: Feb. 1, 2006.
    • Applies to all consumers
    • Fees: No fees on ID theft victims who provide a police report. Others pay up
    • to $10 to place, remove, temporarily suspend, or have PIN reissued, and $12
    • to lift for a specific creditor.
    • for instructions on how to place a security freeze in Maine:
      www.consumersunion.org/pdf/security/securityME.pdf
    • Place the freeze over the phone
      • Equifax - 800-685-1111
      • Experian - 888-397-3742
      • TransUnion - 800-680-7289

Contacts in Maine

Credit Reporting Agencies (CRAs) - Please refer to ITRC Solution 2:  Credit Reporting Agencies Contact Information

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A Mandatory Reporting State

Identity Theft laws in Vermont

  • Identity theft Law –13.2030
  • Vermont Expanded Identity Theft Laws - Click to download the attached file(s): Vermont.pdf
     Provided by ID Safety in partnership with International Association of Chiefs of Police and Bank of America

Vermont Freeze Law

Contacts in Vermont

  • Attorney General: William H. Sorrell
    109 ate St., Montpelier, VT 05609-1001
    Phone: (802) 828-3173
    Website: www.state.vt.us/atg

Credit Reporting Agencies (CRAs) - Please refer to ITRC Solution 2:  Credit Reporting Agencies Contact Information

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Not a Right to Report State

Identity theft laws in New Hampshire

Credit Freeze laws in New Hampshire

Contacts in New Hampshire

Credit Reporting Agencies (CRAs) - Please refer to ITRC Solution 2:  Credit Reporting Agencies Contact Information

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A Mandatory Reporting State

Identity Theft in Massachusetts

 

Massachusetts Credit Freeze Program

  • House  No. 4144
    • Eligibility: All consumers
    • Effective date of law: February 3, 2008
    • Fees: No fee for identity theft victims or victim's spouse. $5 to place the freeze, lift it temporarily, or remove it altogether
    • Place the Freeze: Click Here for Instructions
    • Place the freeze over the phone
      • Equifax - 800-685-1111
      • Experian - 888-397-3742
      • TransUnion - 800-680-7289

Contacts in Massachusetts 

  • Attorney General: Maura Healey
    1 Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108-1698
    Phone: (617) 727-2200
    Website: www.ago.state.ma.us

Mass Department of Revenue

  • Identity Theft Information -  http://www.mass.gov/dor/individuals/identity-theft-information/
  • Identity Theft Affidavit - http://www.mass.gov/dor/docs/dor/identity-theft/ita.pdf
  • Audit Division's Identity Theft Unit
     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    617-887-6350 

Credit Reporting Agencies (CRAs) - Please refer to ITRC Solution 2:  Credit Reporting Agencies Contact Information

Other Resources

 



Not a Right to Report State

Identity Theft laws in Rhode Island 

Credit Freeze Program for Rhode Island

Contacts in Rhode Island

  • Attorney General: Peter Kilmartin
    150 Main St., Providence, RI 02903
    Phone Number: (401) 274-4400
    Website: www.riag.state.ri.us 

  • Rhode Island State Police
    311 Danielson Pike, Scituate, RI 02857-1907
    Phone: (401) 444-1000
    Fax: (401) 444-1105
    Website: www.risp.ri.gov/

Credit Reporting Agencies (CRAs) - Please refer to ITRC Solution 2:  Credit Reporting Agencies Contact Information

Other Resources

A Mandatory Reporting State

Identity Theft laws in Connecticut 

Credit Freeze Law in Connecticut

Contacts in Connecticut

  • Attorney General: George Jepsen
    55 Elm St., Hartford, CT 06141-0120
    Phone: (860) 808-5318
    Website: www.ct.gov/ag/

  • DMV
    Phone: 860-263-5700 (Within Hartford area or outside of Connecticut)
    800-842-8222 (Elsewhere in Connecticut)
    Website: www.ct.gov/dmv/site/default.asp

  • Department of Consumer Protection
    Phone: (800) 842-2649
    Website: www.ct.gov/dcp

Credit Reporting Agencies (CRAs) - Please refer to ITRC Solution 2:  Credit Reporting Agencies Contact Information

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