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|
|Louisiana Department of Revenue||State credit/security freeze information.
State tax revenue
Phone: (855) 307-3893
Identity Theft Checklist:www.revenue.louisiana.gov/FraudForms/Identity
|LA Office of Motor Vehicles Public Safety Services||Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.||www.dmv.org/la-louisiana/
|LA Secretary of State||Contact for situation of voter fraud and issues regarding businesses and notary public.||Website: www.sos.la.gov/Pages/default.aspx|
|LA Department of Children and Family Services||Agency for welfare, disability, and social services.||Website: dss.louisiana.gov/index.cfm?md=newsroom&tmp=detail&articleID=241|
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|
|RS 14:67||Law outlining identity theft and the penalties.|
|RS 51:2021||Laws defining what is considered phishing.|
|RS 14:67.22||Fraudulent acquisition of a credit card|
|RS 14:72.3||Laws regarding the Identification of alleged offender and the filing of police reports with the LA Department of Justice or local law enforcement agency.|
|Allows consumers to freeze their credit reports.|
|RS 51:3074||Law regarding requirements in the event of a security breach|