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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
Louisiana Department of Revenue State credit/security freeze information.

State tax revenue

www.revenue.louisiana.gov

Phone:  (855) 307-3893

Identity Theft Checklist:www.revenue.louisiana.gov/FraudForms/Identity
TheftChecklist.pdf

LA Office of Motor Vehicles Public Safety Services Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations. www.dmv.org/la-louisiana/

Website: dps.state.la.us/

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

RS 9:3568

Laws regarding the Identification of alleged offender and the filing of police reports with the LA Department of Justice or local law enforcement agency.

RS 9:3571.3

Allows consumers to freeze their credit reports.
RS 51:3074 Law regarding requirements in the event of a security breach