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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.

AgencyReasons to ContactContact Information
New Mexico Attorney GeneralState credit/security freeze informationwww.nmag.gov/identity-theft.aspx

Toll-free phone: (844) 255-9210

NM Secretary of StateContact for issues regarding voting and business services.Website: www.sos.state.nm.us/
NM Motor Vehicle DivisionIssues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrationsWebsite: www.mvd.newmexico.gov/
NM Department of Human ServicesAgency for welfare, foster care, disability, and social services.Website: www.hsd.state.nm.us/

 

Specialty Resources

ResourceReasons to ContactContact Information
Identity Theft PassportA statewide database accessible by law enforcement and the Motor Vehicle Department to identify identity theft victimsWebsite: www.nmag.gov/identity-theft.aspx

 

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.

LawWhat it Addresses
§30-16-24.1Law outlining identity theft and personal identifying information (PII), the jurisdiction identity theft can be prosecuted in and the penalties after prosecution. Covers laws prohibiting phishing.
§30-16-10Falsifying and counterfeiting government documents and identification.
§30-16-33

§30-16-30

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.
§ 57-12B-1 though 4Proper and improper transmission of Social Security numbers.
§56-3A1 though 6Laws regarding application and terms of a credit freeze.