Identity Theft Laws in Mississippi 

Credit Freeze Law in Mississippi

  • Freeze Law - Senate Bill 3034
    •  Effective as of July 1, 2007
    • Applies to identity theft victims with a police report, investigative report or complaint which the consumer has filed with a law enforcement agency.
    • Fee of $10 to place
    • To place a security freeze in Mississippi:
      www.consumersunion.org/pdf/security/securityMS.pdf
    • Place the freeze over the phone
      • Equifax - 800-685-1111
      • Experian - 888-397-3742
      • TransUnion - 800-680-7289 

Contacts in Mississippi

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 Tennessee 

  • Identity theft Law - Tenn. Code Ann. § 39-14-150
  • Identity theft Law - Tenn. Code Ann. § 39-16-303 
  • Spam Law - 47-18-2501
  • Tennessee Expanded Identity Theft Laws - Click to download the attached file(s): Tennessee.pdf
    Provided by ID Safety in partnership with International Association of Chiefs of Police and Bank of America

Credit Freeze Program in Tennessee

  • HB 200
    • Effective Jan. 1, 2008
    • Applies to all consumers
    • no fees for ID theft victims, $7.50 to place for everyone else
    • free to temporary lift, $5 to permanently remove
    • How to place:http://www.consumersunion.org/pdf/security/securityTN.pdf
    • Place the freeze over the phone
      • Equifax - 800-685-1111
      • Experian - 888-397-3742
      • TransUnion - 800-680-7289

Contacts in Tennessee

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

Other Resources

 


www.ncsl.org/research/financial-services-and-commerce/identity-theft-state-statutes.aspx

NOT a Right to Report State

Identity theft in Kentucky

  • 514.170
    Trafficking in Stolen Identities

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

Credit Freeze Law in Kentucky 

Contacts in Kentucky

  •  Attorney General: Jack Conway 
    The Capitol, Suite 118
    700 Capitol Avenue
    Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-3449 

  • Kentucky Bureau of Investigation (KBI)
    1-866-KBI FORCE (524-3672) 

  • Consumer Protection
    1-888-432-9257

  • Telephone Solicitation
    1-866-592-2550 

  • Medicaid Fraud / Patient Abuse
    1-877-ABUSE TIP (228-7384)

  • Election Fraud
    1-800-328-8683

  • Victims Advocacy
    1-800-372-2551

  • Identity Theft
    1-800-804-7556

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 Illinois

Credit Freeze Law in Illinois
  • Credit Freeze - 815 ILCS 505/2MM:
    • Effective date: January 1, 2007
    • Victims with police reports and seniors 65+ years old do not pay a $10 fee to place, remove, or temporarily remove.
    • For instructions on how to place a security freeze:
      www.consumersunion.org/pdf/security/securityIL.pdf
    • Place the freeze over the phone
      • Equifax - 800-685-1111
      • Experian - 888-397-3742
      • TransUnion - 800-680-7289

Contacts in Illinois

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 Wisconsin

Credit Freeze Law in Wisconsin

Contacts in Wisconsin

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

Other Resources

 

A Mandatory Reporting State

Identity theft in Louisiana

  • Identity theft Law - La. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 14:67.16

Credit Freeze Law in Louisiana

Contacts in Louisiana

  • Attorney General: James D. "Buddy" Caldwell
    P.O. Box 94005, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-4095
    Phone: 225-326-6705

  • Consumer Protection Section
    Director: Trey Phillips 
    Chief: Isabel Wingerter 
    Phone: (225)326-6465
    (225)326-6499

  • OMV
    Phone: 877-368-5463

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 Arkansas

Credit Freeze Law in Arkansas

  • Freeze Law - House Bill 2215
    • Effective as of January 1, 2008
    • Applies to identity theft victims with a valid investigative report, an incident report, or a complaint with a law enforcement agency.
    • Fee of $10 to place, temporary lift or remove.
    • To place a security freeze in Arkansas:www.consumersunion.org/pdf/security/securityAR.pdf
    • Place the freeze over the phone
      • Equifax - 800-685-1111
      • Experian - 888-397-3742
      • TransUnion - 800-680-7289

Arkansas Identity Theft Passport

Contacts in Arkansas

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

Other Resources

 

 

 

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