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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
Montana Attorney General State credit/security freeze information dojmt.gov/consumer/identity-theft/

Phone:  (406) 444-2026

Tax fraud information: dojmt.gov/avoid-becoming-victim-tax-related-id-theft-file-tax-return-early/

MT Secretary of State Contact for situation of voter fraud and issues regarding businesses. Website:sos.mt.gov/business/IdentityTheft/index.asp
MT Department of Justice – Motor Vehicle Division Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations. Website: www.doj.mt.gov/driving/

Email: mvd@mt.gov

MT Department of Health and Human Services Agency for welfare, foster care, disability, and social services. Website: dphhs.mt.gov/cfsd

Phone: (406) 841-2400

 

Specialty Resources

Resource Reasons to Contact Contact Information
Identity Theft Passport Program Identification for victims of criminal identity theft to carry with them to identify themselves as victims to law enforcement. Phone: (406) 444-4500 or (800) 481-6896Application: media.dojmt.gov/wp-content/uploads/X-200-Identity-Theft-Passport-Application.pdf

 

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
§45-6-332 Law outlining identity theft and personal identifying information (PII), the jurisdiction identity theft can be prosecuted in and the penalties after prosecution.
§45-6-317 Law regarding the improper use of payment cards and the penalties for using and selling card information. Use of skimming and scanning devices to obtain information on financial cards.
§30-14-1703

§30-14-1704

Proper disposal of records and documents and security breaches
§30-14-1726 through 1736 Laws regarding application and terms of a credit freeze.