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.

 

 

 

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