State of New Hampshire

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

New Hampshire Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

www.doj.nh.gov/consumer/identity-theft/credit-freeze.htm

Phone: (603) 271-3658

NH Secretary of State

Contact for situation of voter fraud and issues regarding businesses.

Website: sos.nh.gov/

NH Division of Motor Vehicles

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations

Website: www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/dmv/

Contact Resources: www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/dmv/contact-us/index.htm

NH Department of Health and Human Services

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

Website: www.dhhs.nh.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

§638-26

§638-25

§359-I

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

§359-H:1 through H:6

Use of spyware to obtain PII.

§638:5

§638:29

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.

§359-B:29

Law enforcement is required to take reports of identity theft.

§359-I

Law regarding civil suits and court orders regarding identity theft.

§359-B-23 through B-26

Laws regarding application and terms of a credit freeze.

§359-C-20

Law regarding breaching of information and security. 

 

 

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