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
Tax Fraud Information: www.michigan.gov/ag/0,4534,7-164-17337-379325–,00.html
Driver’s License Alert Form:
|MI Department of Health and Human Services||Agency for welfare, foster care, disability, and social services.
Replace birth, death, marriage and divorce records
Replace Vital Records: www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-71551_4645—,00.html
|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||Use and misuse of payment cards and scanning devices.|
|§780.754a||Requires law enforcement take a report of identity theft.|
|§445.903||Proper and improper disclosing and gathering of Social Security numbers.|
|§445.72||Laws outlining the proper procedure for handling and mitigating an information breach. Proper destruction of records|