If you are the victim of identity theft (Definition) you can file a police report in one of three jurisdictions.
- Please note (c) below. There may be instances where your identity was used fraudulently in multiple jurisdictions. It may save you time if you make a report in your home jurisdiction instead of going from city to city to make individual reports.
- This is particularly true if you find your identity was fraudulently used across state and international borders.
762.10c Identity theft; prosecution; jurisdiction.
(1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (3), conduct prohibited by law, or former law, and listed in subsection (2) may be prosecuted in 1 of the following jurisdictions:
(a) The jurisdiction in which the offense occurred.
(b) The jurisdiction in which the information used to commit the violation was illegally used.
(c) The jurisdiction in which the victim resides.
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