State of Iowa

The following state government agencies can provide information about any state-specific
identity theft situation and/or help you with any state-specific fraud.

Agency

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Iowa Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

www.iowaattorneygeneral.gov/for-consumers/general-consumer-information/identity-theft/security-freeze/

Phone:  (515) 281-5926

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

IA Secretary of State

Contact for situation of tax fraud, voter fraud and issues regarding businesses.

Website: sos.iowa.gov/

Phone: (888) 767-8683

Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

IA Department of Transportation

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.

Report Identity Theft: iowadot.gov/mvd/driverslicense/identity-theft

IA Department of Corrections

Clear up a false jail or prison sentence due to criminal identity theft.

Website: doc.iowa.gov/

Phone: (515) 725-5701

IA Department of Human Services

Agency for welfare, disability, and social services.

Website: dhs.iowa.gov/

Report Medicaid fraud: (800) 531-1394

Report Fraud: dhs.iowa.gov/report-abuse-and-fraud


Specialty Resources

Resource

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Iowa Identity Theft Passport Program

Available to all victims of identity theft in the state of Iowa who have an identity theft report from a law enforcement agency.

Website: www.iowaattorneygeneral.gov/
for-crime-victims/identity-theft-passport-program/

Law: 715A.9A 

Identity Theft Laws

While the ITRC does not give legal advice, we have provided a list of known identity theft laws that may help you.
We suggest that you share this information with an attorney or legal representative if you are going to pursue criminal or civil charges.

Law

What it Addresses

§715A.8

Laws outlining identity theft, defining jurisdiction and mandating that law enforcement take a report.

§715A.9

Value for purposes of identity theft

§715A.6

Law regarding stealing or forging payment cards like credit cards.

§715.4

Law regarding the use of spyware to obtain personal identifying information (PII) or disable programs or devices

Security Freeze Law

Law regarding how to apply for the security freeze on a consumers credit report

Security Breach Law

Regarding the breach of PII and the responsibilities of the entity that was breached.

 

State of Minnesota

The following state government agencies can provide information about any state-specific
identity theft situation and/or help you with any state-specific fraud.

Agency

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Minnesota Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

www.ag.state.mn.us/consumer/publications/identitytheft.asp

Phone: (651) 296-3353

MN Secretary of State

Contact for situation of voter fraud and issues regarding businesses. 

Website: www.sos.state.mn.us/

MN Department of Public Safety

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations

Website: dps.mn.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Phone: (651) 297-3298.

MN Department of Human Services

Agency for welfare, foster care, disability, and social services.

Website: mn.gov/dhs/

Phone: (800) 627-3529

MN Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

Acquire background checks and criminal history.

Phone: (651) 793-7000 
           

Website: dps.mn.gov/divisions/bca/Pages/default.aspx

MN Department of Revenue

Handles state taxes.

Website: taxes.state.mn.us/Pages/index.aspx

Fraud Information: www.revenue.state.mn.us/tax_fraud/Pages/Reporting-fraud.aspx 

 

Specialty Resources

Resource

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Safe At Home

Safe at Home is designed to help people who fear for their safety maintain a confidential address.

www.sos.state.mn.us/safe-at-home/about-safe-at-home/Safe at Home

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Law Enforcement Alert for Victims of Identity Theft

Flags your driver’s license or state ID to alert law enforcement that someone else may be assuming your identity

Website: dps.mn.gov/divisions/dvs/Pages/Identity-Theft.aspx

Request Form: dps.mn.gov/divisions/dvs/forms-documents/Documents/VictimofIdentityTheft.pdf

 

Identity Theft Laws

While the ITRC does not give legal advice, we have provided a list of known identity theft laws that may help you.
We suggest that you share this information with an attorney or legal representative if you are going to pursue criminal or civil charges.

Law

What it Addresses

§609.527

§ 628.26

Laws outlining identity theft in MI, the jurisdiction identity theft can be prosecuted in and the penalties after prosecution. Defines phishing and how it is prosecuted. Law enforcement is required to take any report of identity theft. Victims are entitled to free copies of court documents relating to their case upon written request.

§609.652

Law regarding the use and illegal use/forging of Driver’s Licenses and ID cards.

§609.821

§325E.64

Laws regarding the improper use of payment cards and the penalties for using and selling card information.

§325E.59

Law regarding how transmission and sharing of Social Security numbers.

§13.04

Right to correct fraudulent criminal history.

§325E.61

§325E.64

Laws regarding proper procedure in the event of an information security breach.

§13C.016

Law regarding application and terms of a credit freeze.

 

 

State of Oklahoma

The following state government agencies can provide information about any state-specific
identity theft situation and/or help you with any state-specific fraud.

Agency

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Oklahoma Attorney General / Consumer Protection

State credit/security freeze

www.ok.gov/oag/Consumer_Protection/

Phone: (405) 521-3921

OK Secretary of State

Contact for issues regarding business, and notary.

Website: www.sos.ok.gov/

Ok Department of Public Safety

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations

Website: www.dps.state.ok.us/ 

OK Department of Human Services

Agency for welfare, foster care, disability, and social services.

Website: www.okdhs.org/onlineservices/pages/default.aspx

 

Specialty Resources

Resource

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Identity Theft Passport

Document victims of criminal identity theft can carry and present to law enforcement to prove they have been victimized in the past.

(Financial institutions are not required to honor an identity theft passport as proof of identity or proof of identity theft)

Website: www.ovcttac.gov/identitytheftnetwork/resource-map/oklahoma/

Application Form: www.ok.gov/osbi/documents/Identity%20Theft%20Passport%20
Request%20Form%20draft%206-28-041.pdf

 

Identity Theft Laws

While the ITRC does not give legal advice, we have provided a list of known identity theft laws that may help you.
We suggest that you share this information with an attorney or legal representative if you are going to pursue criminal or civil charges.

Law

What it Addresses

§21:1533.1

Law outlining identity theft and personal identifying information (PII), the jurisdiction identity theft can be prosecuted in and the penalties after prosecution.

§15.776.8 through 776.12

§15.776.1

§15.776.20 through 776.23

Laws regarding phishing, defining it and prosecution.

Falsifying caller ID.

§22:18(9)

Expungement of fraudulent criminal records.

§21:550.2

§21.1550.2

Laws regarding the improper use of payment cards and the penalties for using and selling card information.

§21-1533.2

Illegal to obtain PII from an employee or other person associated with a financial institution.

§24:161

Law regarding security breaches.

§24:149-159

Laws regarding application and terms of a credit freeze.

§1533.3

Law enforcement officers are required to take any report of identity theft and provide a copy of the report to the complainant at no charge.

§21.1533.1

Law regarding a victim’s right to restitution or a civil suit against the thief.

 

State of Kansas

The following state government agencies can provide information about any state-specific
identity theft situation and/or help you with any state-specific fraud.

Agency

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Kansas Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

ag.ks.gov/in-your-corner-kansas/your-identity/how-do-i-get-a-security-freeze-

Phone: (785) 296-2215

File a report: ag.ks.gov/file-a-complaint

KS Secretary of State

Contact for situation of tax fraud, voter fraud and issues regarding businesses.

Website: kssos.org/

KS Department of Revenue / Division of Vehicles

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.

Website: www.ksrevenue.org/dovindex.html

KS Department of Revenue / Division of Taxation

Individual income tax, business taxes, compliance and enforcement

Website: www.ksrevenue.org/taxindex.html 

KS Department of Corrections

Clear up a false jail or prison sentence due to criminal identity theft.

Website: www.doc.ks.gov/

KS Department of Children and Families

Agency for welfare, disability, and social services.

Website: www.dcf.ks.gov/Agency/GC/Pages/Fraud/Fraud-Investigation-Unit.aspx

Report Fraud: (800) 432-3913

 

Specialty Resources

Resource

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Safe At Home

Provides substitute address for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking or stalking.

Website: www.kssos.org/safeathome/

 

Identity Theft Laws

While the ITRC does not give legal advice, we have provided a list of known identity theft laws that may help you.
We suggest that you share this information with an attorney or legal representative if you are going to pursue criminal or civil charges.

Law

What it Addresses

21-6107

Laws defining identity theft; identity fraud.

21-6108

Illegal to use a scanning device to obtain information off of a payment card

§50-723-24

Laws regarding how to apply for the security freeze on a consumers credit report

§50-7a01 - 7a04

 

Regarding the breach of personal identifying information and the responsibilities of the entity that was breached.

 

State of Nebraska

The following state government agencies can provide information about any state-specific
identity theft situation and/or help you with any state-specific fraud.

Agency

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Nebraska Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

protectthegoodlife.nebraska.gov/identity-theft

Phone: (402) 471-2683

NE Secretary of State

Contact for situation of voter fraud and issues regarding businesses. 

Website: www.sos.ne.gov/business/corp_serv/index.html

NE Department of Motor Vehicles

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations

Website: dmv.nebraska.gov/

NE Department of Health and Human Services

Agency for welfare, foster care, disability, and social services.

Website: dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/default.aspx

 

Identity Theft Laws

While the ITRC does not give legal advice, we have provided a list of known identity theft laws that may help you.
We suggest that you share this information with an attorney or legal representative if you are going to pursue criminal or civil charges.

Law

What it Addresses

§28-608

Law outlining identity theft and personal identifying information (PII), the jurisdiction identity theft can be prosecuted in and the penalties after prosecution.

§48-237

Proper use and transmission of Social Security numbers

§28-620

§28-621

§28-622

§28-623

§28-634

Laws regarding the improper use of payment cards and the penalties for using and selling card information. Use of skimming and scanning devices to obtain information on financial cards.

§8-2601 to 8-2615

Laws regarding application and terms of a credit freeze.

 

State of South Dakota

The following state government agencies can provide information about any state-specific
identity theft situation and/or help you with any state-specific fraud.

Agency

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

South Dakota Consumer Protection / Office of Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

consumer.sd.gov/fastfacts/identitytheft.aspx

Phone: (605) 773-4400

SD Secretary of State

Contact for issues regarding voting, businesses, and notary.

Website: sdsos.gov/

SD  Department of Revenue

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations as well as tax issues

Website:  dor.sd.gov/

Contacts: dor.sd.gov/Contact_Us/

SD Department of Human Services

Agency for welfare, foster care, disability, and social services.

Website: dhs.sd.gov/

South Dakota consumers who would like a free ”Privacy Rights” handbook on how to take these steps and other safeguards in protecting
your financial privacy  to contact the Division of Consumer Protection at 1-800-300-1986 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
 

Identity Theft Laws

While the ITRC does not give legal advice, we have provided a list of known identity theft laws that may help you.
We suggest that you share this information with an attorney or legal representative if you are going to pursue criminal or civil charges.

Law

What it Addresses

§22-40.8

§22-40-9

§22-40-1

§22-40-10

Laws outlining identity theft and personal identifying information (PII), the jurisdiction identity theft can be prosecuted in and the penalties after prosecution.

§22-30A-8.1

Law regarding illegal obtaining and use of payment card information.

§22-40-11 through 14

It is illegal to use a scanning device to collection information from payment cards for the purposes of fraud.

§1-27-44

§32-12-17.13

Defines illegal transmission or posting of Social Security numbers.

§54-15-1 through 54-15-16

How consumers can apply for a credit freeze and how it affects their credit reports.

 

State of North Dakota

The following state government agencies can provide information about any state-specific
identity theft situation and/or help you with any state-specific fraud.

Agency

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

North Dakota Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

attorneygeneral.nd.gov/consumer-resources/identity-theft/credit-security-freeze

Phone: (701) 328-2210

ND Secretary of State

Contact for issues regarding voting and laws 

Website: sos.nd.gov/

ND Tax Commissioner

Contact for issues regarding taxes

Website: www.nd.gov/tax/user/individuals/overview/id-theftfraud

Declaration of Identity Theft: www.nd.gov/tax/data/upfiles/media/Identity%20Theft%
20Declaration.pdf

ND Department of Transportation

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations

Website:  www.dot.nd.gov/

Contacts: www.dot.nd.gov/public/contacts.htm
 

ND Department of Human Services

Agency for welfare, foster care, disability, and social services.

Website: www.nd.gov/dhs/

 

Identity Theft Laws

While the ITRC does not give legal advice, we have provided a list of known identity theft laws that may help you.
We suggest that you share this information with an attorney or legal representative if you are going to pursue criminal or civil charges.

Law

What it Addresses

§12.1-23-11

§12.1-23-12

Laws outlining identity theft and personal identifying information (PII), the jurisdiction identity theft can be prosecuted in and the penalties after prosecution.

§51-27-10

Law defining and criminalizing phishing.

51-30

Law regarding security breaches putting consumers at risk of identity theft.

§51-31-04

Law regarding criminal identity theft and the removal of fraudulent charges.

§51-33

§51-31

Laws regarding application and terms of a credit freeze and fraud alerts.

§51-31

Law enforcement officers are required to take any report of identity theft and provide a copy of the report to the complainant at no charge.

 

 

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