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|
|Connecticut Attorney General||State credit/security freeze information||www.cga.ct.gov/2015/rpt/pdf/2015-R-0176.pdf
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.||Website: www.ct.gov/doc/site/default.asp
Phone: (860) 692-7480
|CT Department of Social Services||Contact for identity theft situations regarding welfare, food stamps, Medicare and other social services.||Website: http://portal.ct.gov/dss|
|CT Department of Consumer Protection||Offers information about laws and protection for consumers with regard to businesses.||Website: www.ct.gov/dcp
Phone: (860) 713-6100
|CT Department of Motor Vehicles||Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.||Website: www.ct.gov/dmv/site/default.asp
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.
|Law||What it Addresses|
|§53a-129a||Defines identity theft.|
|§53a-130||Law defining criminal impersonation.|
|§54-1n||Reporting identity theft to law enforcement.|
|§54-93a||Correcting Public Record Containing False Information as a result of identity theft.|
|§42-471||Privacy protection and safeguarding law.|
|§36a-701a||Security freeze law.|