A Mandatory Reporting State

Identity Theft in Maryland

Credit Freeze Law in Maryland

  • SB 52
    • Effective as of January 1, 2008
    • Applies to all consumers
    • Fees: No fees on ID theft victims who provide report of alleged identity fraud or with an identity theft passport. Others pay $5 for each placement, temporary lift or removal.
    • Instructions on how to place a security freeze:
    • Place the freeze over the phone
      • Equifax - 800-685-1111
      • Experian - 888-397-3742
      • TransUnion - 800-680-7289

Contacts in Maryland

  • Attorney General: Brian Frosh 
    200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202-2202
    Phone: (410) 576-6300

  • Identity Theft Unit
    Phone: (410) 576-6491
    E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Identity Theft Passport Program
    Website: www.oag.state.md.us/idtheft/IDTpassport.htm

Credit Reporting Agencies (CRAs) - Please refer to ITRC Solution 2:  Credit Reporting Agencies Contact Information

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