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|
|New Hampshire Attorney General||State credit/security freeze information||www.doj.nh.gov/consumer/identity-theft/credit-freeze.htm|
Phone: (603) 271-3658
|NH Secretary of State||Contact for situation of voter fraud and issues regarding businesses.||Website: sos.nh.gov/|
|NH Division of Motor Vehicles||Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations||Website: www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/dmv/|
|NH Department of Health and Human Services||Agency for welfare, foster care, disability, and social services.||Website: www.dhhs.nh.gov/|
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|
|§638-26||Laws outlining identity theft and personal identifying information (PII), the jurisdiction identity theft can be prosecuted in and the penalties after prosecution.|
|§359-H:1 through H:6||Use of spyware to obtain PII.|
|§638:5||Laws 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.|
|§359-B:29||Law enforcement is required to take reports of identity theft.|
|§359-I||Law regarding civil suits and court orders regarding identity theft.|
|§359-B-23 through B-26||Laws regarding application and terms of a credit freeze.|
|§359-C-20||Law regarding breaching of information and security.|