State of Montana

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

Montana Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

dojmt.gov/consumer/identity-theft/

Phone:  (406) 444-2026

Tax fraud information: dojmt.gov/avoid-becoming-victim-tax-related-id-theft-file-tax-return-early/

MT Secretary of State

Contact for situation of voter fraud and issues regarding businesses. 

Website: sos.mt.gov/business/IdentityTheft/index.asp

MT Department of Justice – Motor Vehicle Division

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.

Website: www.doj.mt.gov/driving/

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

MT Department of Health and Human Services

Agency for welfare, foster care, disability, and social services.

Website: dphhs.mt.gov/cfsd

Phone: (406) 841-2400

 

Specialty Resources

Resource

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Identity Theft Passport Program

Identification for victims of criminal identity theft to carry with them to identify themselves as victims to law enforcement.


Phone: (406) 444-4500 or (800) 481-6896

Application: media.dojmt.gov/wp-content/uploads/X-200-Identity-Theft-Passport-Application.pdf

 

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

§45-6-332

Law outlining identity theft and personal identifying information (PII), the jurisdiction identity theft can be prosecuted in and the penalties after prosecution.

§45-6-317

Law regarding the improper use of payment cards and the penalties for using and selling card information. Use of skimming and scanning devices to obtain information on financial cards.

§30-14-1703

§30-14-1704

Proper disposal of records and documents and security breaches

§30-14-1726 through 1736

Laws regarding application and terms of a credit freeze.

 

 

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