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|
|Hawaii Attorney General||State credit/security freeze information||cca.hawaii.gov/ocp/files/2017/09/SecurityFreeze
HawaiiInformation.pdfPhone: (808) 586-1500
|HI Department of Customer Services||Contact for situations regarding Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registration.||Website: www.honolulu.gov/csd/vehicle.html|
|HI Department of Public Safety||Clear up a false jail or prison sentence due to criminal identity theft.||Website: dps.hawaii.gov/
Phone: (808) 587-1288
|HI Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs||To check the authenticity of a business, check on the status of professional licenses, cable utilities, and request for public records.||Contact: cca.hawaii.gov/contact/|
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|
|Outlines what is identity theft and the various degrees of the crime.|
|§708-839.55||Defines personal identifying information (PII) and the penalties of possessing or using PII illegally.|
|§710-1016.3||Obtaining and/or falsifying government issued identification.|
|§708-8101||Falsifying insurance information.|
|§708-8102||Outlines credit card theft and illegal use of credit cards.|
|§487R||Proper disposal of physical and electronic records, punishments for not following proper procedure.
Security breach notification laws.
|§487J||Outlines the proper use of Social Security numbers by government agencies and businesses.|
|§489P-3||Law outlining applying for a security freeze on a consumer’s credit report and the possible fees.|