The following state government agencies can provide information about any state-specific
identity theft situation and help you with any state-specific fraud.
|Agency||Reasons to Contact||Contact Information|
|Georgia Attorney General||State credit/security freeze information||ocp.ga.gov/consumer-topics/credit-freeze
Phone: (404) 656-3300
|GA Department of Driver Services||Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.||Website: www.dds.ga.gov/
email: firstname.lastname@example.org: (678) 413-8400
|GA Department of Corrections||Clear up a false jail or prison sentence due to criminal identity theft.||Website: www.dcor.state.ga.us/
GA Bureau of Investigations:gbi.georgia.gov/
|GA Department of Human Services||Contact for identity theft situations regarding welfare, child support, food assistance and other programs.||Website: dhs.georgia.gov
Phone: (844) 694-2347
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|
|§16-9-120||Law outlining what is identity theft.|
|§16-9-123||Who has the authority to investigate identity theft.|
|§16-9-31||Use of payment cards for fraudulent purposes.|
|§ 16-9-109.1||Law regarding what is considered phishing.|
|§16-9-152||Law regarding spyware on electronic devices.|
|§10-15-2||Proper disposal of records and documentation.|
|§16-9-125.1||Mandatory police report law.|
|§10-1-911 through 912||Laws regarding security breaches.|
|§10-1-913 through 914||Laws governing freezing credit reports.|