State of Indiana

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

Indiana Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

www.in.gov/attorneygeneral/2411.htm

Phone: (317) 232-6201 

IN Department of Motor Vehicles

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.

Website: www.state.in.us/bmv/ 

IN Department of Corrections

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

Website: www.in.gov/indcorrection/

IN Family and Social Services Administration

Agency for welfare, disability, and social services.

Website: in.gov/fssa/

Phone: (800) 403-0864


Specialty Resources

Resource

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

IN Attorney General’s Identity Theft Unit

The AG’s Identity (ID) Theft Unit assists identity theft victims and provides investigative services to help promote the prosecution of ID thieves.

Website: www.in.gov/attorneygeneral/2413.htm

Phone: (800) 382-5516

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

 

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

IC 24-526-1

 

Laws outlining what is considered Identity theft and “identifying information" in the state of Indiana.

IC 35-32-2-1

Defines area of jurisdiction.

IC 35-43-5-2

Misuse and forging of government identification cards.

IC 35-43-5-4

Misuse and fraud using financial cards (credit cards).

IC 35-43-5-4.3

Using skimming devices to obtain information off of financial cards.

IC 24-4.8

Use of spyware to obtain personal identifying information (PII).

IC 4-1-10

Protection and use of Social Security Numbers.

IC 24-4-14

Proper disposal of PII.

IC 35-38-1-2.5

Court order correcting a victim’s record due to identity theft.

IC 24-5-24-9

Law outlining security freezing of credit reports and how a consumer can apply for it.

IC 4-1-11

Laws regarding security breaches and breach notification.

 

 

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