Washington, DC Identity Theft Resources

Washington, D.C. Identity Theft

In Washington, DC, identity theft refers to the use of another person’s identifying information in order to obtain property or services without that person’s consent.    The statute itself is District of Columbia Code § 22-3227.  As with many states, District of Columbia law not only addresses the use of someone else’s personal information to commit a crime or fraud, but also trafficking (e.g., buying and selling) such information.


Points of Contact

Office of the Attorney General
John A. Wilson Building
1350 PA Ave, NW
Suite 409
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 724-1305
Website: http://occ.dc.gov

Metropolitan Police Department
Financial Crimes and Fraud Unit
300 Indiana Avenue, NW Room 3019
Washington, DC 20001
Phone:  (202) 727-4159
Website:  Metropolitan Police Department

Washington, D.C. Department of Health
899 North Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone:  (202) 442-5955
Website: http://dchealth.dc.gov/doh/site/default.asp?dohNav_GID=1787

DC Dept. of Motor Vehicles
PO Box 90120
Washington, DC 20090
Phone: 311 or (202) 737-4404
Website: http://dmv.dc.gov/
Email:  dmv@dc.gov

Other Resources for Identity Theft in Washington, D.C.

DC Identity Theft Safety Sheet

Identity Theft and Fraud Reporting Procedures

DC Identity Theft Resource List

Additional Washington, DC Identity Theft Resources

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