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Information Kit: Victims of Identity Theft
Comprehensive Identity Theft Information
Florida Attorney's Identity Theft website
A complete resource from the Florida Attorney General. Included are:
- Taking Charge: What to Do if Your Identity is Stolen (.pdf)
- How to contact the three major credit bureaus
Florida Identity Theft Laws817.568, F.S.: Criminal Use of Personal Identification Information
Florida's primary statute for the crime of identity theft.
501.0051, F.S.: Keeping I.D. Safe (KIDS) Act (effective 1 July 2014)
Allows putting a "credit freeze" on the credit report of a minor.
- Established by House Bill 151 & Senate Bill 242
501.171, F.S.: Florida Information Protection Act of 2014
Establishes the steps to be taken, including notifying the affected parties, whenever there has been a breach of personal information
Obtaining a Credit ReportEach of the three major credit bureaus is required by law to give you a free report yearly.
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