A Mandatory Reporting State

Identity Theft laws in Pennsylvania

  • Identity theft Law - 18 Pa. Cons. State § 4120 
  • Spam Law - § 5903
  • Pennsylvania Expanded Identity Theft Laws - Click to download the attached file(s): Pennsylvania.pdf
    Provided by ID Safety in partnership with International Association of Chiefs of Police and Bank of America

Credit Freeze law in Pennsylvania

  • Freeze Law - SB 180, see
    • Effective: Jan. 1, 2007
    • Applies to all consumers, $10 to place but no fees for ID theft victims or seniors 65 years +. Freeze lasts 7 years.
    • How to place your security freeze in Pennsylvania:
    • Place the freeze over the phone
      • Equifax - 800-685-1111
      • Experian - 888-397-3742
      • TransUnion - 800-680-7289

Contacts in Pennsylvania

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

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