Immediately file a police report and retain a copy. Then contact your creditors, banks, credit bureau, local law enforcement agency and the Federal Trade Commission by phone and in writing. Let them know that you have become the victim of identity theft. Keep a record of all communication you make with these agencies, including everything you send them, each person you talk to, and the date and time of all communication. Request a copy of your credit report and review it carefully for anything suspicious. Close all accounts that have been tampered with or opened without your knowledge or consent.
The Government Litigation Division follows and participates in critical litigation that involves important state interests, such as education, corrections, and the treatment of persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities.
The New Mexico Department of Justice has entered into a collaborative partnership with the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) to provide assistance with concerns regarding identity compromise, theft, and misuse.
To chat with the ITRC, click the Chat button in the lower right corner of this page.
If you wish to speak with the New Mexico Department of Justice directly, please visit the Contact Us page.