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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
Kentucky Attorney General State credit/security freeze information.

Phone: (502) 696-5300

Identity Theft Kit:

KY Secretary of State Contact for situation of voter fraud and issues regarding businesses. Website:
KY Department of Revenue Contact for situations of tax and employment fraud. Website:

Phone: (502) 564-4581

Identity Confirmation Quiz:

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


Specialty Resources

Resource Reasons to Contact Contact Information
Request to flag state ID or Driver’s License Flags your personal identifying information (PII) with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Division of Driver Licensing so that nobody but yourself can obtain a license or ID or check your history. Website:

Phone: (502) 564-1257


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


Laws outlining identity theft in KY.


Obtaining, using, purchasing and falsifying financial information or payment cards.
§434.675 Use of scanning devices to obtain financial information from payment cards.
§367.365 Law outlining applying for a credit freeze in KY.


How to apply for restitution or file a civil suit against the thief.