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|
|Arizona Attorney General||State credit/security freeze information||www.azag.gov/identity-theft/security-freeze
Phone: (602) 542-4025
|AZ Secretary of State||Contact for questions regarding business identity theft.
Contact regarding fraudulent notarization documents or stolen notary license/stamps.
Phone: (602) 542-4285
|AZ Department of Corrections||Clear up a false jail or prison sentence due to criminal identity theft.||Website: www.azcorrections.gov
Phone: (602) 542-5497
|AZ Department of Transportation||Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.||Website: https://www.azdot.gov/mvd/
Report Fraud Phone: (602)-277-5684 or
Fraud Website: www.azdot.gov/motor-vehicles/report-fraud
|AZ Benefits Services||Contact for identity theft situations regarding unemployment benefits, public housing, and SSI.||Website: govthub.com/arizona-benefits-guide.aspx|
|AZ Department of Revenue||Questions regarding income and tax laws.||Website: www.azdor.gov
Toll-free phone: (800) 352-4090
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|
|A.R.S. 13-2008||Defines what is considered identity theft in the state of Arizona. Identified as a Class 4 felony.|
|A.R.S. 44-1372||Defines what type of electronic mail is considered “unsolicited commercial electronic mail” (spam).|
|A.R.S. 44-7601||Law regarding the discarding and disposing of records containing personal identifying information; civil penalty; enforcement; and definition.|
|A.R.S. 44-7701||Retention of customer information; transmission to third parties prohibited; enforcement; and civil penalties.|
|A.R.S. 12-771||Laws regarding when somebody is charged for a crime they did not commit due to identity theft.|
|A.R.S. 44-1698||Security freeze on credit reports and credit scores; fees; and definition.|
|A.R.S. 44-1698-01||Consumer credit reports; extension of credit; identity theft; and definition.|