State of Georgia

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

Agency

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Georgia Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

ocp.ga.gov/consumer-topics/credit-freeze

Phone: (404) 656-3300

GA Department of Driver Services

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.

Website: www.dds.ga.gov/
  

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phone: (678) 413-8400 

GA Department of Corrections

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

Website: www.dcor.state.ga.us/

GA Bureau of Investigations: gbi.georgia.gov/

GA Department of Human Services

Contact for identity theft situations regarding welfare, child support, food assistance and other programs.

Website: dhs.georgia.gov

Phone: (844) 694-2347 

 

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

§16-9-120

Law outlining what is identity theft.

§16-9-123

Who has the authority to investigate identity theft.

§16-9-31

Use of payment cards for fraudulent purposes.

§ 16-9-109.1

Law regarding what is considered phishing.

§16-9-152

Law regarding spyware on electronic devices.

§10-15-2

Proper disposal of records and documentation.

§16-9-125.1

Mandatory police report law.

§10-1-911 through 912

Laws regarding security breaches.

§10-1-913 through 914

Laws governing freezing credit reports.

 

 

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