State of Delaware

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

Delaware Attorney General

This office protects consumers by fighting fraud and crime.

attorneygeneral.delaware.gov/fraud/cpu/idtheft/

Fraud and Consumer Protection: (302) 577-8600

DE Secretary of State

Contact for questions regarding business identity theft.

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

Website: sos.delaware.gov/

DE Department of Motor Vehicles

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations.

Website: www.dmv.de.gov/

DE Department of Corrections

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

Website: www.doc.delaware.gov/

DE Department Health and Social Services

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

Website: dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/  

Report Fraud: dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dms/arms/reportfraud.html

 

Specialty Resources

Resource

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Delaware Identity Theft Passport

A document that a victim of criminal impersonation can carry with them in order to help prove their identity.

Law: 11 § 854A

Information on the program: regulations.delaware.gov/  

Application Form: attorneygeneral.delaware.gov/  

 

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

11 § 854

Outlines what is considered identity theft. Classified as a class D felony.

11 § 903

11 § 903A

Outlines what is considered an illegal use of payment cards. Talks about scanning devices, skimming, recording card information and memorizing.

6 § 2204

Requires that a police officer take the report of any consumer who says they are a victim of identity theft.

6 § 2203

Outlines how consumers in DE can apply for a credit freeze.

§12B-101 through 104

Online what individuals and companies are responsible for in the event of an information breach.

 

 

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