State of Iowa

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

Iowa Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

www.iowaattorneygeneral.gov/for-consumers/general-consumer-information/identity-theft/security-freeze/

Phone:  (515) 281-5926

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IA Secretary of State

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

Website: sos.iowa.gov/

Phone: (888) 767-8683

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IA Department of Transportation

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.

Report Identity Theft: iowadot.gov/mvd/driverslicense/identity-theft

IA Department of Corrections

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

Website: doc.iowa.gov/

Phone: (515) 725-5701

IA Department of Human Services

Agency for welfare, disability, and social services.

Website: dhs.iowa.gov/

Report Medicaid fraud: (800) 531-1394

Report Fraud: dhs.iowa.gov/report-abuse-and-fraud


Specialty Resources

Resource

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Iowa Identity Theft Passport Program

Available to all victims of identity theft in the state of Iowa who have an identity theft report from a law enforcement agency.

Website: www.iowaattorneygeneral.gov/
for-crime-victims/identity-theft-passport-program/

Law: 715A.9A 

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

§715A.8

Laws outlining identity theft, defining jurisdiction and mandating that law enforcement take a report.

§715A.9

Value for purposes of identity theft

§715A.6

Law regarding stealing or forging payment cards like credit cards.

§715.4

Law regarding the use of spyware to obtain personal identifying information (PII) or disable programs or devices

Security Freeze Law

Law regarding how to apply for the security freeze on a consumers credit report

Security Breach Law

Regarding the breach of PII and the responsibilities of the entity that was breached.

 

 

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