Texas Identity Theft Resources


Texas Identity Theft

In Texas, identity theft consists of, among other things, using someone’s personal identifying information in order to defraud or harm another.    The law is codified in Texas Penal Code § 32.51.


Points of Contact

Office of the Attorney General
300 W. 15th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 463-2100
Fax:  (512) 475-2994
Website: https://www.oag.state.tx.us/index.shtml
Email:  public.information@oag.state.tx.us
Crime Victim Services Division: crimevictims@oag.state.tx.us

Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Brown-Heatly Building
4900 N. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78751-2316
Phone: (512) 424-6500
Toll Free:  (877) 541-7905
Information Center: 2-1-1
Website: http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/

Texas Dept. of Motor Vehicles
4000 Jackson Ave.
Austin, TX 78731
Phone: (512) 465-3000
Toll Free:  (888) DMV-GOTX (368-4689)
Website:  http://www.txdmv.gov/

Other Resources for Identity Theft in Texas

Texas AG Identity Theft Page

Texas Identity Theft Website

Texas Identity Theft Resources Page

TX Dept. of Public Safety Identity Theft Information Guide

Texas Identity Theft Safety Sheet