State of Nevada

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

Nevada Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information.

ag.nv.gov/Hot_Topics/Victims/IDTheft_Laws/

Phone: (775) 684-1100

NV Secretary of State

Contact for situation of voter fraud, specialty licenses and issues regarding businesses.

Website: www.nvsos.gov/sos

NV Department of Motor Vehicles

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations

Website: www.dmvnv.com/

NV Department of Health and Human Services

Agency for welfare, foster care, disability, and social services.

Website: dhhs.nv.gov/

 

Specialty Resources

Resource

Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Identity Theft Passport Program

ID for victims if criminal identity theft to carry to identify themselves as victims to law enforcement.

How to Apply: ag.nv.gov/Hot_Topics/Victims/IDTheft_Passport/

Law: §205.4561

 

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

§205.4617

§205.463

Laws outlining identity theft and personal identifying information (PII), the jurisdiction identity theft can be prosecuted in and the penalties after prosecution.

§205.464

§205.465

§205.46513

Proper use and transmission of Social Security numbers.

§205.680

§205.710

§205.750

§205.760

§205.800

§205.601

Laws regarding the improper use of payment cards and the penalties for using and selling card information. Use of skimming and scanning devices to obtain information on financial cards.

603A.200

Proper and improper destruction and disposal of information.

§205.46517

Reporting identity theft in cases of criminal charges.

§598C.300

Law regarding application and terms of a credit freeze.

§603A.220

Law regarding breaching of information and security.

 

 

 

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