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|
|Wyoming Attorney General||State credit/security freeze information||www.dwt.com/files/Uploads/Documents/Publications/
Wyoming%20Security%20Freeze.pdfPhone: (307) 777-7841
|WY Secretary of State||Contact for issues regarding businesses, elections and investing||Website: soswy.state.wy.us/|
|WY Department of Revenue||Contact for issues regarding businesses and state tax issues||Website: revenue.wyo.gov/|
|WY Department of Transportation||Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.||Website: www.dot.state.wy.us/home.html|
|WY Department of Social Services||Agency for social services, child support, homeless assistance, family and medical aid.||Website: dfsweb.wyo.gov/social-services|
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|
|§6-3-901||Law outlining identity theft and personal identifying information (PII), the jurisdiction identity theft can be prosecuted in and the penalties after prosecution.|
|§6-3-901||Victims of criminal identity theft may petition a court for a factual declaration of innocence. AG’s office may create and maintain a database of criminal identity theft victims.|
|40-12-501||Law regarding freezing credit reports.|
|40-12-501||Law regarding security breaches.|
|§6-3-802||Unlawful obtaining, forging payment cards. Use of scanning device to obtain PII from payment cards.|