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|
|Delaware Attorney General||This office protects consumers by fighting fraud and crime.||attorneygeneral.delaware.gov/fraud/cpu/idtheft/
Fraud and Consumer Protection: (302) 577-8600
|DE Secretary of State||Contact for questions regarding business identity theft.
Contact regarding fraudulent notarization documents or stolen notary license/stamps.
|DE Department of Motor Vehicles||Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.||Website: www.dmv.de.gov/|
|DE Department of Corrections||Clear up a false jail or prison sentence due to criminal identity theft.||Website: www.doc.delaware.gov/|
|DE Department Health and Social Services||Contact for identity theft situations regarding welfare, food stamps, Medicare and other social services.||Website: dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/
Report Fraud: dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dms/arms/reportfraud.html
|Resource||Reasons to Contact||Contact Information|
|Delaware Identity Theft Passport||A document that a victim of criminal impersonation can carry with them in order to help prove their identity.||Law: 11 § 854A
Information on the program: regulations.delaware.gov/
Application Form: attorneygeneral.delaware.gov/
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|
|11 § 854||Outlines what is considered identity theft. Classified as a class D felony.|
|11 § 903||Outlines what is considered an illegal use of payment cards. Talks about scanning devices, skimming, recording card information and memorizing.|
|6 § 2204||Requires that a police officer take the report of any consumer who says they are a victim of identity theft.|
|6 § 2203||Outlines how consumers in DE can apply for a credit freeze.|
|§12B-101 through 104||Online what individuals and companies are responsible for in the event of an information breach.|