State of Connecticut

The following state government agencies can provide information about any state-specific
identity theft situation and/or help you with any state-specific fraud.


Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Connecticut Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

Phone: (860) 808-5318

CT Secretary of State

Contact for questions regarding business identity theft.

Contact regarding fraudulent notarization documents or stolen notary license/stamps.


CT Department of Corrections

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


Phone: (860) 692-7480

CT Department of Social Services

Contact for identity theft situations regarding welfare, food stamps, Medicare and other social services.


CT Department of Consumer Protection

Offers information about laws and protection for consumers with regard to businesses.


Phone: (860) 713-6100

CT Department of Motor Vehicles

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.


Phone: (860) 263-5700 (Within Hartford area or outside of Connecticut)

Phone: (800) 842-8222 (Elsewhere in Connecticut)


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.


What it Addresses


Defines identity theft.


Law defining criminal impersonation.


Reporting identity theft to law enforcement.


Correcting Public Record Containing False Information as a result of identity theft.


Privacy protection and safeguarding law.


Security freeze law.



ITRC Sponsors and Supporters 





Go to top


The TMI Weekly

Breaches here, identity theft there and invasions of privacy everywhere... Should you be worried and, if so, how can you protect yourself? Sign up now to receive The TMI Weekly and get the latest hot topics in identity theft, data breaches and privacy and helpful information on how to protect your information.