State of Connecticut

The following state government agencies can provide information about any state-specific
identity theft situation and/or help you with any state-specific fraud.

Agency

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Connecticut Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

www.cga.ct.gov/2015/rpt/pdf/2015-R-0176.pdf

Phone: (860) 808-5318

CT Secretary of State

Contact for questions regarding business identity theft.

Contact regarding fraudulent notarization documents or stolen notary license/stamps.

Website: www.sots.ct.gov/sots/site/default.asp

CT Department of Corrections

Clear up a false jail or prison sentence due to criminal identity theft.

Website: www.ct.gov/doc/site/default.asp

Phone: (860) 692-7480

CT Department of Social Services

Contact for identity theft situations regarding welfare, food stamps, Medicare and other social services.

Website: http://portal.ct.gov/dss 

CT Department of Consumer Protection

Offers information about laws and protection for consumers with regard to businesses.

Website: www.ct.gov/dcp

Phone: (860) 713-6100

CT Department of Motor Vehicles

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.

Website: www.ct.gov/dmv/site/default.asp

Phone: (860) 263-5700 (Within Hartford area or outside of Connecticut)

Phone: (800) 842-8222 (Elsewhere in Connecticut)

 

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.

Law

What it Addresses

§53a-129a

Defines identity theft.

§53a-130

Law defining criminal impersonation.

§54-1n

Reporting identity theft to law enforcement.

§54-93a

Correcting Public Record Containing False Information as a result of identity theft.

§42-471

Privacy protection and safeguarding law.

§36a-701a

Security freeze law.

 

 

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