State of Kentucky

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

Kentucky Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information.

ag.ky.gov/family/consumerprotection/freeze/Pages/default.aspx

Phone: (502) 696-5300

Identity Theft Kit: ag.ky.gov/family/consumerprotection/idtheft/
Documents/idtheft_kit.pdf

KY Secretary of State

Contact for situation of voter fraud and issues regarding businesses.

Website: www.sos.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx

KY Department of Revenue

Contact for situations of tax and employment fraud.

Website: revenue.ky.gov/

Phone: (502) 564-4581

Identity Confirmation Quiz: revenue.ky.gov/Get-Help/Pages/Tax-Fraud.aspx

KY Motor Vehicle Licensing

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.

Website: drive.ky.gov/Motor-Vehicle-Licensing/Pages/default.aspx

KY Department of Corrections

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

Website: corrections.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx  

KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Agency for welfare, disability, and social services.

Website: chfs.ky.gov/

 

Specialty Resources

Resource

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Request to flag state ID or Driver’s License

Flags your personal identifying information (PII) with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Division of Driver Licensing so that nobody but yourself can obtain a license or ID or check your history.

Website: transportation.ky.gov/driver-licensing/Pages/default.aspx

Phone: (502) 564-1257

 

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

§514.160

§514.170

Laws outlining identity theft in KY.

§434.570

§434.872

Obtaining, using, purchasing and falsifying financial information or payment cards.

§434.675

Use of scanning devices to obtain financial information from payment cards.

§367.365

Law outlining applying for a credit freeze in KY.

§532.034

§411.210

How to apply for restitution or file a civil suit against the thief.

 

 State of Illinois

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

Illinois Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/consumers/
security_freeze.pdf

Identity Theft Hotline: (866) 999-5630
TTY: (877) 844-5461

IL Secretary of State Licensing Department

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.

Website: www.cyberdriveillinois.com/ 

IL Department of Corrections

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

Website: www.idoc.state.il.us/

IL Department of health and human services

Agency for welfare, SNAP, and social services.

Website: www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx

Phone: (844) 453-7283

 

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

§720 ILCS 5/Art. 16, Subdiv. 15

Laws outlining identity theft, the penalties and jurisdiction of crime.

§15 ILCS 335/14B

Law outlining use of fraudulent identification cards and financial cards.

§740 ILCS / 7

Law outlining phishing and the penalties.

SB2400

Law governing biometrics.

§720 ILCS 5/16G-30

Mandatory police reporting law and law covering criminal identity theft.

§ 225 ILCS 425/1

Law requires debt collectors to cease collection activities after a law enforcement report of identity theft and other proof of identity theft.

§815 ILCS 505/2MM

Law outlining the credit freeze process in IL.

§815 ILCS 530:

Law outlining information breaches and notification processes.

 

 

State of Wisconsin

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

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

State credit/security freeze information

datcp.wi.gov/Documents/IDTheftCreditReportFreeze632.pdf

Child Credit Protection Act – security freeze for minors and protected individuals

Phone: (608) 266-1221 

WI Secretary of State

Contact for issues regarding public records, municipal records, and deeds 

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

WI Department of Revenue

Businesses and state tax issues

Website: revenue.wi.gov/pages/home.aspx

Report Fraud: revenue.wi.gov/Pages/FAQS/ise-fraud.aspx

WI Department of Transportation

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.

Website:  wisconsindot.gov/Pages/dmv/license-drvs/lst-or-stoln/duplicate-id.aspx

WI Department of Health Services

Agency for medical coverage and social services.

Website: www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/

Report Fraud: www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/fraud/index.htm

 

Specialty Resources

Resource

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Public Service Commission of Wisconsin

Notify if a utility is unwilling to assist you after being notified you are victim of identity theft.

Website: psc.wi.gov/Pages/Home.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

§943.201

§943.203

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

§943.201

Law enforcement is required to take any report of identity theft.

§100.54

Law regarding freezing credit reports

§134.98

Law regarding security breaches

§943.41

§943.82

Unlawful obtaining, forging payment cards. Using a scanning device to gain PII or financial information for the purposes of fraud

 

State of Louisiana

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

Louisiana Department of Revenue

State credit/security freeze information.

State tax revenue 

www.revenue.louisiana.gov

Phone:  (855) 307-3893

Identity Theft Checklist: www.revenue.louisiana.gov/FraudForms/Identity
TheftChecklist.pdf

LA Office of Motor Vehicles Public Safety Services

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.

www.dmv.org/la-louisiana/ 

Website: dps.state.la.us/

LA Secretary of State

Contact for situation of voter fraud and issues regarding businesses and notary public.

Website: www.sos.la.gov/Pages/default.aspx

LA Department of Children and Family Services

Agency for welfare, disability, and social services.

Website: dss.louisiana.gov/index.cfm?md=newsroom&tmp=detail&articleID=241 

 

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

RS 14:67

Law outlining identity theft and the penalties.

RS 51:2021

Laws defining what is considered phishing.

RS 14:67.22

Fraudulent acquisition of a credit card

RS 14:72.3

RS 9:3568

Laws regarding the Identification of alleged offender and the filing of police reports with the LA Department of Justice or local law enforcement agency.

RS 9:3571.3

Allows consumers to freeze their credit reports.

RS 51:3074

Law regarding requirements in the event of a security breach

 

State of Missouri

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

Missouri Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

ago.mo.gov/civil-division/consumer/identity-theft-data-security/credit-reports

ID Theft Hotline: (800) 392-8222

Identity Theft Complaint Form: www.ago.mo.gov/civil-division/consumer/identity-theft-data-security/identity-theft-complaint-form

MO Secretary of State

Contact for situation of voter fraud and issues regarding businesses. 

Website: www.sos.mo.gov/

Securities Division – Missouri Secretary of State: report investment fraud www.sos.mo.gov/securities/mipc/complaint.asp.

MO Department of Revenue

Driver’s Licenses, vehicle registration, personal taxes, and business tax.

Website: dor.mo.gov/

Phone: (573) 751-3505 

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

MO Department of Social Services

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

Website: dss.mo.gov/

 

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

610.035 RSMo

State entity not to disclose Social Security number, exceptions.

569.095 to 569.099 RSMo

Computer tampering law.

407.1070 to 407.1110 RSMo

Telemarketing and phone solicitation.

407.1135 to 407.1141 RSMo

Unsolicited Commercial E-Mail prohibited.

407.430 to 407.436 RSMo

Confidential and secure handling of credit card information.

570.223 RSMo

Defines identity theft.

570.224 RSMo

Trafficking stolen identities.

570.380 RSMo

Manufacture or possess forged identification.

302.170, RSMo 32.091 RSMo

Options for obtaining REAL ID Act compliant license, confidentiality of Driver's License information.

 

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.

 

 

 

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