State of Alabama (AL)

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

Agency

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

AL Department of Revenue

For questions regarding individual and corporate income taxes. Report tax fraud and tax-related concerns relating to identity theft.

Website: https://revenue.alabama.gov/services/alabama-taxpayer-identity-theft-tax-fraud/

Phone:  (334) 242-1170, prompt #0

 

AL Department of Revenue / Motor Vehicles Division

False or incorrect vehicle registrations and requests for motor vehicle records.

Website: https://revenue.alabama.gov/motor-vehicle/

Website: http://dps.alabama.gov/Home/wfContent.aspx?ID=30&PLH1=plhHome-DriverLicense

Phone:  (334) 242-9000

AL Law Enforcement Agency

Phony or falsified driver’s licenses and/or state identification. The website also has the forms needed to report fraud.

Website: http://dps.alabama.gov/Home/wfContactInformation.aspx?ID=30

Phone: (334) 353-3883 

AL Department of Revenue 

Questions regarding income taxes, tax fraud and identity theft.

Website: revenue.alabama.gov/services/alabama-taxpayer-identity-theft-tax-fraud/

Phone: (334) 242-1476 (Fraud Unit) 

AL Department of Human Resources

Issues regarding Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations and requests for motor vehicle records

Website: dps.alabama.gov/Home/wfContent.aspx?ID=30&PLH1=plhHome-DriverLicense

Phone:  (334) 242-9000

AL Department of Human Resources

Identity theft situations regarding adult and/or child protective services and food stamps. Report adult abuse (financial exploitation).

Websites:

http://dhr.alabama.gov/services/Adult_Protective_Services/Adult_Protective_Services.aspx (adult protective services)

http://dhr.alabama.gov/services/Child_Protective_Services/Child_Protective_Services.aspx (child protective services)

http://dhr.alabama.gov/services/Food_Assistance/Food_Assistance_Division.aspx (food stamps)

Phone: (334) 242-1310


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

§13A-8-192

Identity theft is considered a class B felony.  Any prosecution shall be commenced within seven years of the crime.

§13A-8-193

Trafficking in stolen identities.  Trafficking in stolen identities is a Class B felony.

§13A-8-195 

Restitution for financial loss.

§13A-8-196

Addresses issue of jurisdiction of where the crime was committed.

§13A-8-197  Court records to reflect innocence of the victim.
§13A-8-199

Law for filing a civil suit regarding identity theft.

§13A-8-200

Allows for a block of false information in credit reports.

§13A-9-14(b)  Fraudulent use of a credit card or debit card.

 

 

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