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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
South Dakota Consumer Protection / Office of Attorney GeneralState credit/security freeze informationconsumer.sd.gov/fastfacts/identitytheft.aspx

Phone: (605) 773-4400

SD Secretary of StateContact for issues regarding voting, businesses, and notary.Website: sdsos.gov/
SD  Department of RevenueIssues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations as well as tax issuesWebsite:  dor.sd.gov/

Contacts: dor.sd.gov/Contact_Us/

SD Department of Human ServicesAgency for welfare, foster care, disability, and social services.Website: dhs.sd.gov/

South Dakota consumers who would like a free ”Privacy Rights” handbook on how to take these steps and other safeguards in protecting
your financial privacy  to contact the Division of Consumer Protection at 1-800-300-1986 or by email at ConsumerHelp@state.sd.us. 

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
§22-40.8

§22-40-9

§22-40-1

§22-40-10

Laws outlining identity theft and personal identifying information (PII), the jurisdiction identity theft can be prosecuted in and the penalties after prosecution.
§22-30A-8.1Law regarding illegal obtaining and use of payment card information.
§22-40-11 through 14It is illegal to use a scanning device to collection information from payment cards for the purposes of fraud.
§1-27-44

§32-12-17.13

Defines illegal transmission or posting of Social Security numbers.
§54-15-1 through 54-15-16How consumers can apply for a credit freeze and how it affects their credit reports.