New York Identity Theft Resources

New York Identity Theft

New York law makes it a crime to assume another person’s identity in order to, among other things, fraudulently obtain goods and services.    The statute itself is NYPenal Law §§190.77-190.84.


Points of Contact

Office of the Attorney General
The Capitol
Albany, NY 12224
Phone:  (800) 771-7755

NYS Division of Consumer Protection
5 Empire State Plaza, Suite 2101
Albany, NY 12223
Phone:  (518) 486-3933
Toll Free:  (800) 697-1220
Fax: (518) 474-2474

New York Dept. of Health
Corning Tower
Empire State Plaza,
Albany, NY 12237

New York State Dept. of Motor Vehicles
6 Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12228

Other Resources for Identity Theft in New York

NY Attorney General Identity Theft Sheet

NY Statutes on ID Theft Victims’ Rights

Division of Consumer Protection Identity Theft Sheet

Division of Consumer Protection Guide to Identity Theft

NY Identity Theft Safety Sheet

Additional NY Identity Theft Resources

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