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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
Colorado Attorney General State credit/security freeze information www.stopfraudcolorado.gov/fraud-center/resource-listing/credit-freeze

Phone: (720) 508-6000

CO Secretary of State Contact for questions regarding business identity theft.

Contact regarding fraudulent licenses and notary services

Website: www.sos.state.co.us/

Phone: (303) 894-2200

Business Identity Theft Information :www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/business/ProtectYourBusiness/
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CO Department of Corrections Clear up a false jail or prison sentence due to criminal identity theft. Website: www.colorado.gov/cdoc/
CO Department of Human Services Contact for identity theft situations regarding welfare, food stamps, unemployment and other social services. Website: www.colorado.gov/cdhs

Phone: (303) 866-5700

Report Fraud: www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdhs/report-fraud

CO Department of Motor Vehicles Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations. Website: www.colorado.gov/dmv

Report Identity Theft:www.colorado.gov/pacific/dmv/identity-theft-involving-motor-vehicle-records-citations-driving-privileges-or-arrests-0

CO Department of Revenue State tax information Website: www.colorado.gov/revenue

 

Specialty Resources

Resource Reasons to Contact Contact Information
CO Bureau of Investigations

Department of Safety

Hotline for assistance and reporting to law enforcement. 24-hour hotline. Website: www.colorado.gov/pacific/cbi/identity-theft-fraud-and-cyber-crimes-victim-support

Phone: (855) 443-3489

Email: CBI.StopIDTheft@state.co.us

CO Judicial Branch

Request Factual Finding of Innocence

Request this document to help determine your innocence in the event of criminal identity theft. Website: www.colorado.gov/pacific/dmv/identity-theft-involving-
motor-vehicle-records-citations-driving-privileges-or-arrests-0

 

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
§18-5-902 Defines what is considered identity theft.
§18-5-702 Law regarding financial transactions.
§6-1-715
§24-72.3-102
Privacy and handling of Social Security numbers.
§6-1-713 Proper disposal of documentation.
§16-5-103 Requires law enforcement to take the report of a consumer who claims they are a victim of identity theft.
§ 6-1-716 Law regarding information security breaches.
§12-14.3-106.6 States the laws regarding applying for the security freeze for credit reports in Colorado.
§12-14.3-106.5 Laws allowing victims of identity theft to block the reporting of fraudulent accounts on their credit reports.
§16-5-103 Process and protections for victims of criminal impersonation.