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|
|Oklahoma Attorney General / Consumer Protection||State credit/security freeze||www.ok.gov/oag/Consumer_Protection/
Phone: (405) 521-3921
|OK Secretary of State||Contact for issues regarding business, and notary.||Website: www.sos.ok.gov/|
|Ok Department of Public Safety||Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations||Website: www.dps.state.ok.us/|
|OK Department of Human Services||Agency for welfare, foster care, disability, and social services.||Website:www.okdhs.org/onlineservices/pages/default.aspx|
|Resource||Reasons to Contact||Contact Information|
|Identity Theft Passport||Document victims of criminal identity theft can carry and present to law enforcement to prove they have been victimized in the past.
(Financial institutions are not required to honor an identity theft passport as proof of identity or proof of identity theft)
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|
|§21:1533.1||Law outlining identity theft and personal identifying information (PII), the jurisdiction identity theft can be prosecuted in and the penalties after prosecution.|
|§15.776.8 through 776.12||Laws regarding phishing, defining it and prosecution.
Falsifying caller ID.
|§22:18(9)||Expungement of fraudulent criminal records.|
|§21:550.2||Laws regarding the improper use of payment cards and the penalties for using and selling card information.|
|§21-1533.2||Illegal to obtain PII from an employee or other person associated with a financial institution.|
|§24:161||Law regarding security breaches.|
|§24:149-159||Laws regarding application and terms of a credit freeze.|
|§1533.3||Law enforcement officers are required to take any report of identity theft and provide a copy of the report to the complainant at no charge.|
|§21.1533.1||Law regarding a victim’s right to restitution or a civil suit against the thief.|