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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
Indiana Attorney General State credit/security freeze information

Phone: (317) 232-6201

IN Department of Motor Vehicles Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations. Website:
IN Department of Corrections Clear up a false jail or prison sentence due to criminal identity theft. Website:
IN Family and Social Services Administration Agency for welfare, disability, and social services. Website:

Phone: (800) 403-0864

Specialty Resources

Resource Reasons to Contact Contact Information
IN Attorney General’s Identity Theft Unit The AG’s Identity (ID) Theft Unit assists identity theft victims and provides investigative services to help promote the prosecution of ID thieves. Website:

Phone: (800) 382-5516



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
IC 24-526-1 Laws outlining what is considered Identity theft and “identifying information” in the state of Indiana.
IC 35-32-2-1 Defines area of jurisdiction.
IC 35-43-5-2 Misuse and forging of government identification cards.
IC 35-43-5-4 Misuse and fraud using financial cards (credit cards).
IC 35-43-5-4.3 Using skimming devices to obtain information off of financial cards.
IC 24-4.8 Use of spyware to obtain personal identifying information (PII).
IC 4-1-10 Protection and use of Social Security Numbers.
IC 24-4-14 Proper disposal of PII.
IC 35-38-1-2.5 Court order correcting a victim’s record due to identity theft.
IC 24-5-24-9 Law outlining security freezing of credit reports and how a consumer can apply for it.
IC 4-1-11 Laws regarding security breaches and breach notification.