State of Idaho

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

Idaho Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

www.ag.idaho.gov/consumerProtection/
generalTopics/topicSubPages/creditFreezeFAQs.html

Phone: (208) 334-2400

ID Transportation Department

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.

Website: itd.idaho.gov/itddmv/ 

Phone:  (208) 334-8000 

ID Department of Corrections

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

Website: corrections.state.id.us/

Phone: (208) 658-2000

ID Department of Health and Welfare

Contact for identity theft situations regarding welfare, food stamps, Medicare and other social services.

Website: healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/

ID Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs

To check the authenticity of a business, check on the status of professional licenses, notary public and legal licenses

Website: sos.idaho.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

§ 18-3124

Fraudulent use of financial cards and numbers.

§ 18-3125

Criminal possession of financial card/ numbers and forgeries.

 § 18-3126

Illegal use of personal identifying information (PII).

§ 18-3127

Receiving or possessing fraudulently obtained goods or services.

§ 48-603E

Law defining spam.

Title 28 Ch. 51

Law outlining identity theft.

28-51-104

Law outlining breaches and how to notify consumers.

SB 1380

Law outlining how to apply for a credit freeze in Idaho.

 

State of Nevada

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

Nevada Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information.

ag.nv.gov/Hot_Topics/Victims/IDTheft_Laws/

Phone: (775) 684-1100

NV Secretary of State

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

Website: www.nvsos.gov/sos

NV Department of Motor Vehicles

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations

Website: www.dmvnv.com/

NV Department of Health and Human Services

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

Website: dhhs.nv.gov/

 

Specialty Resources

Resource

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Identity Theft Passport Program

ID for victims if criminal identity theft to carry to identify themselves as victims to law enforcement.

How to Apply: ag.nv.gov/Hot_Topics/Victims/IDTheft_Passport/

Law: §205.4561

 

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

§205.4617

§205.463

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

§205.464

§205.465

§205.46513

Proper use and transmission of Social Security numbers.

§205.680

§205.710

§205.750

§205.760

§205.800

§205.601

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.

603A.200

Proper and improper destruction and disposal of information.

§205.46517

Reporting identity theft in cases of criminal charges.

§598C.300

Law regarding application and terms of a credit freeze.

§603A.220

Law regarding breaching of information and security.

 

 

State of Colorado

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

Colorado Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

www.stopfraudcolorado.gov/fraud-center/resource-listing/credit-freeze 

Phone: (720) 508-6000 

CO Secretary of State

Contact for questions regarding business identity theft.

Contact regarding fraudulent licenses and notary services

Website: www.sos.state.co.us/  

Phone: (303) 894-2200

Business Identity Theft Information : www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/business/ProtectYourBusiness/
BITresourceguide.html

CO Department of Corrections

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

Website: www.colorado.gov/cdoc/   

CO Department of Human Services

Contact for identity theft situations regarding welfare, food stamps, unemployment and other social services.

Website: www.colorado.gov/cdhs

Phone: (303) 866-5700

Report Fraud: www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdhs/report-fraud

CO Department of Motor Vehicles

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.

Website: www.colorado.gov/dmv

Report Identity Theft: www.colorado.gov/pacific/dmv/identity-theft-involving-motor-vehicle-records-citations-driving-privileges-or-arrests-0

CO Department of Revenue

State tax information

Website: www.colorado.gov/revenue


 

Specialty Resources

Resource

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

CO Bureau of Investigations

Department of Safety

Hotline for assistance and reporting to law enforcement. 24-hour hotline.

Website: www.colorado.gov/pacific/cbi/identity-theft-fraud-and-cyber-crimes-victim-support  

Phone: (855) 443-3489

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

CO Judicial Branch

Request Factual Finding of Innocence

Request this document to help determine your innocence in the event of criminal identity theft.

Website: www.colorado.gov/pacific/dmv/identity-theft-involving-
motor-vehicle-records-citations-driving-privileges-or-arrests-0

 

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

§18-5-902

Defines what is considered identity theft.

§18-5-702

Law regarding financial transactions.

§6-1-715
§24-72.3-102

Privacy and handling of Social Security numbers.

§6-1-713

Proper disposal of documentation.

§16-5-103

Requires law enforcement to take the report of a consumer who claims they are a victim of identity theft.

§ 6-1-716

Law regarding information security breaches.

§12-14.3-106.6

States the laws regarding applying for the security freeze for credit reports in Colorado.

§12-14.3-106.5

Laws allowing victims of identity theft to block the reporting of fraudulent accounts on their credit reports.

§16-5-103

Process and protections for victims of criminal impersonation.

 

 

State of Washington

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

Washington Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

www.atg.wa.gov/security-freeze-procedures 

Phone:  (360) 753-6200 

Consumer Protection Phone:
(800) 551-4636 (in-state)

WA Secretary of State

Contact for issues regarding state taxes, licenses for business and employment. 

Website: www.sos.wa.gov/ 

WA Department of Licensing

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.

Website: www.dol.wa.gov/

Victim of Identity Theft: www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/idtheft.html 

WA Department of Social and Health Services

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

Website: www.dshs.wa.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

§9.35.020

§9.35.001

§9.35.010

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

§19.190.080

§19.270

§9A.56.290

Defines phishing and how to prosecute. Defines the use of spyware to obtain PII. Use of scanning devices, or spyware.

§46.20.0921

§9A.58

Illegal use, forging or alteration of a driver’s license.

§19.255.010

§42.56.590

Laws regarding security breaches and what steps are required by companies and entities in the event of a breach.

§ 9.35.050

Law enforcement is required to take a report of identity theft from consumers.

§19.215

Proper and improper disposal of records and PII. Security Breach Law.

§19.182.170

§19.182.160

Laws regarding security freezes for credit reports. Consumers can place a security alerts on their credit reports.

Block of information appearing as result of identity theft.

§9.35.040

Victims are entitled to know the transactions that have been made using their information.

§19.16.250(20)

Collection agencies cannot continue to try to collect from identity theft victims after they have received notice of the identity theft.

 

State of Oregon

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

Oregon Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information 

www.doj.state.or.us/consumer-protection/id-theft-data-breaches/identity-theft/

Phone: (503) 378-4732

OR Secretary of State

Contact for issues regarding businesses, voting, and notary services. 

Website: sos.oregon.gov/  

OR Department of Motor Vehicles

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations

Website:  www.oregon.gov/ODOT/DMV/

OR Department of Human Services

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

Website: www.oregon.gov/DHS/pages/index.aspx

Report Fraud: www.oregon.gov/DHS/ABUSE/Pages/fraud-reporting.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

§165.800

§165.803

§131:315

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

§165.810

§165.813

§807.500

§165.055

§165.074

Illegal possession and use of identification cards and devices. Pertains to payment cards as well. Use of scanning devices or skimmers to obtain PII and payment card information.

§646A.622

Proper disposal of records

§646A.620

Law regarding transmission of Social Security numbers or printing full numbers on documentation. Laws regarding collection and use.

§646A.604

Law regarding security breaches.

§646A.606 through 618

Laws regarding application and terms of a credit freeze.

 

 

 

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