2020 Mississippi Code
Title 97 - Crimes
Chapter 45 - Computer Crimes and Identity Theft
§ 97-45-29. Identity theft; Attorney General authorized to issue "Identity Theft Passports" verifying that expunction order has been entered or police report has been filed; access to identity theft information
- A person who has petitioned the court pursuant to Section 97-45-27 to expunge any charges, arrest record or conviction falsely entered against the person as a result of the appropriation of his name or other identifying information may submit to the Attorney General a certified copy of a court order obtained. The Office of the Attorney General may issue an "Identity Theft Passport" verifying that such order has been entered.
- Any person who has filed a police report alleging that the person's name or other identification has been used without the person's consent or authorization by another person may submit a copy of the police report to the Attorney General. The Office of the Attorney General may issue an "Identity Theft Passport" stating that such police report has been submitted.
- The Office of the Attorney General may provide access to identity theft information to law enforcement agencies and individuals who have submitted a police report or court order pursuant to this chapter and any other person or entity as appropriate.
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