Article - Criminal Law
(a) A person who knows or reasonably suspects that the person is a victim of identity fraud, as prohibited under this subtitle, may contact a local law enforcement agency that has jurisdiction over:
(1) any part of the county in which the person lives; or
(2) any part of the county in which the crime occurred.
(b) After being contacted by a person in accordance with subsection (a) of this section, a local law enforcement agency shall promptly:
(1) prepare and file a report of the alleged identity fraud; and
(2) provide a copy of the report to the victim.
(c) The local law enforcement agency contacted by the victim may subsequently refer the matter to a law enforcement agency with proper jurisdiction.
(d) A report filed under this section is not required to be counted as an open case for purposes including compiling open case statistics.