Florida Identity Theft Resources

Florida Identity Theft

Per the Florida Attorney General’s website, identity theft (also called identity fraud or true name fruad) is  defined as:

“the criminal act of taking a victim’s identity for the purpose of obtaining credit, credit cards from banks and/or retailers, stealing money from the victim’s existing accounts, applying for loans in the victim’s name, establishing accounts with utility companies, leasing automobiles and residences, filing bankruptcy, and/or even obtaining employment”.   

The statute itself is Florida Criminal Statute § 817.568

 

Points of Contact

Office of the Attorney General
State of Florida
The Capitol PL-01
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1050
Phone:  (850) 414-3300
Toll Free: (866) 966-7226
Website: http://myfloridalegal.com/ 
Email:  Email Attorney General  

Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Quality Control – Compromised Identity 
P.O. Box 1489
Tallahassee, FL 32302
Website:  Florida Compromised Identity Services

Florida Department of Health (DOH)
c/o State Surgeon General
2585 Merchants Row Boulevard
Tallahassee , FL
Phone: 850 -245-4321  
Fax: 850 – 922-9453 
Website: http://www.doh.state.fl.us/  

Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles (DHSMV)
Phone: (850) 617-2000
Website: http://www.flhsmv.gov/index.html
  
 
 

Other Resources for Identity Theft in Florida

Florida Identity Theft Safety Sheet

Florida Attorney General ID Theft Sheet

Florida Identity Theft Victim Kit

Florida DHSMV Identity Theft Sheet

Florida Department of Health Identity Theft Brochure

Additional Florida ID Theft Resources

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