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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
Oregon Attorney General State credit/security freeze information

Phone: (503) 378-4732

OR Secretary of State Contact for issues regarding businesses, voting, and notary services. Website:
OR Department of Motor Vehicles Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations Website:
OR Department of Human Services Agency for welfare, foster care, disability, and social services.



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



Laws outlining identity theft and personal identifying information (PII), the jurisdiction identity theft can be prosecuted in and the penalties after prosecution.





Illegal possession and use of identification cards and devices. Pertains to payment cards as well. Use of scanning devices or skimmers to obtain PII and payment card information.
§646A.622 Proper disposal of records
§646A.620 Law regarding transmission of Social Security numbers or printing full numbers on documentation. Laws regarding collection and use.
§646A.604 Law regarding security breaches.
§646A.606 through 618 Laws regarding application and terms of a credit freeze.