As a victim of crime, you have legal rights.
-For information on victims’ rights by state and a list of federal rights, please see NCVLI’s Victim Law Library.
-For state-specific laws and rights you can visit the Identity Theft Resource Center or contact your local State Attorney General’s Office.
As a victim of crime, you have access to legal services:
-If your case is being investigated and/or prosecuted outside of the United States, contact NCVLI at 1-888-768-6556 for further information.
-Some states have created self-help websites with legal forms for financial fraud and identity theft. Visit LawHelp Interactive to search for forms by state.
If you are an attorney or advocate assisting a victim of identity theft you may want to utilize the Federal Trade Commission’s Guide for Assisting Identity Theft Victims.