Saturday, July 26, 2008

New Maine Identity Theft Law

A new Maine law effective in July 2008 allows victims to file and receive police reports on identity theft crimes. Having a police report will allow victims to clear their credit report with financial institutions. Identity theft is the third highest crime in the state of Maine. View a recent news article about this new law - see "New law helps identity theft victims", MaineToday.com, July 18, 2008. The Maine Attorney Generals Consumer Protection site has more information on Identity Theft and Privacy. To learn more about identity theft you can also visit the Maine Safety and Security Resources identity theft information page.

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