Identity Theft Report Law and Legal Definition

According to 15 USCS 1681a(q)(4) [Title 15. Commerce and Trade; Chapter 41. Consumer Credit Protection; Credit Reporting Agencies] the term "identity theft report" has the meaning given that term by rule of the Commission, and means, at a minimum, a report--

(A) that alleges an identity theft;

(B) that is a copy of an official, valid report filed by a consumer with an appropriate Federal, State, or local law enforcement agency, including the United States Postal Inspection Service, or such other government agency deemed appropriate by the Commission; and

(C) the filing of which subjects the person filing the report to criminal penalties relating to the filing of false information if, in fact, the information in the report is false.