State of Kentucky

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

Kentucky Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information.

ag.ky.gov/family/consumerprotection/freeze/Pages/default.aspx

Phone: (502) 696-5300

Identity Theft Kit: ag.ky.gov/family/consumerprotection/idtheft/
Documents/idtheft_kit.pdf

KY Secretary of State

Contact for situation of voter fraud and issues regarding businesses.

Website: www.sos.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx

KY Department of Revenue

Contact for situations of tax and employment fraud.

Website: revenue.ky.gov/

Phone: (502) 564-4581

Identity Confirmation Quiz: revenue.ky.gov/Get-Help/Pages/Tax-Fraud.aspx

KY Motor Vehicle Licensing

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.

Website: drive.ky.gov/Motor-Vehicle-Licensing/Pages/default.aspx

KY Department of Corrections

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

Website: corrections.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx  

KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Agency for welfare, disability, and social services.

Website: chfs.ky.gov/

 

Specialty Resources

Resource

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Request to flag state ID or Driver’s License

Flags your personal identifying information (PII) with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Division of Driver Licensing so that nobody but yourself can obtain a license or ID or check your history.

Website: transportation.ky.gov/driver-licensing/Pages/default.aspx

Phone: (502) 564-1257

 

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

§514.160

§514.170

Laws outlining identity theft in KY.

§434.570

§434.872

Obtaining, using, purchasing and falsifying financial information or payment cards.

§434.675

Use of scanning devices to obtain financial information from payment cards.

§367.365

Law outlining applying for a credit freeze in KY.

§532.034

§411.210

How to apply for restitution or file a civil suit against the thief.

 

 

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