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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
Michigan Attorney General State credit/security freeze information www.michigan.gov/ag/0,4534,7-164-17337_20942-182414–,00.html

Phone: (517) 373-1140

ID Theft Information: www.michigan.gov/ag/0,4534,7-164-17337_20942-230557–,00.html

MI Secretary of State Contact for situation of tax fraud, voter fraud and issues regarding businesses.

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations

Website: www.michigan.gov/sos

Tax Fraud Information: www.michigan.gov/ag/0,4534,7-164-17337-379325–,00.html

Driver’s License Alert Form:
www.michigan.gov/documents/driver_license_alert_request_
form_17623_7.pdf

MI Department of Health and Human Services Agency for welfare, foster care, disability, and social services.

Replace birth, death, marriage and divorce records

Website: www.michigan.gov/mdhhs

Replace Vital Records: www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-71551_4645—,00.html

 

Specialty Resources

Resource Reasons to Contact Contact Information
AG’s Office Reporting Elder Abuse To report fraud or abuse against the elderly Website: www.michigan.gov/ag/0,4534,7-164-18156-46053–,00.html

Report to Adult Protective Services: 855-444-3911

Healthcare Fraud Hotline: 800-242-2873

 

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
§445.65 Law outlining identity theft in MI, the jurisdiction identity theft can be prosecuted in and the penalties after prosecution. Police are required to take a report of identity theft.
§750.157p

§750.539k

Use and misuse of payment cards and scanning devices.
§780.754a Requires law enforcement take a report of identity theft.
§445.903

§445.81 through 445.87

Proper and improper disclosing and gathering of Social Security numbers.
§445.72

§445.72a

Laws outlining the proper procedure for handling and mitigating an information breach. Proper destruction of records