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Identity Theft laws in West Virginia 

  • Identity theft Law - W. Va. Code § 61-3-54 
  • West Virginia Expanded Identity Theft Laws - Click to download the attached file(s): WestVirginia.pdf
    Provided by ID Safety in partnership with International Association of Chiefs of Police and Bank of America

Credit Freeze Law in West Virginia

  • Freeze Law - SB 428
    • Effective: July 2, 2007
    • Applies to all consumers.
    • No fee for victims, $5 for all others to place, remove or lift the freeze.
    • How to place a security freeze in West Virginia:
      www.consumersunion.org/pdf/security/securityWV.pdf
    • Place the freeze over the phone
      • Equifax - 800-685-1111
      • Experian - 888-397-3742
      • TransUnion - 800-680-7289

Contact in West Virginia

  • Attorney General: Patrick Morrisey
    State Capitol, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. , E., Charleston, WV 25305
    Phone: (304) 558-2021
    Website: www.wvago.gov/

Credit Reporting Agencies (CRAs) - Please refer to ITRC Solution 2:  Credit Reporting Agencies Contact Information

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