Special Report

States With the Most (and Least) Identity Theft

Aerial view of Omaha, Nebraska
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35. Nebraska
> Identity theft complaints per 100,000: 83.1
> Identity theft complaints: 1,584 (14th lowest)
> Fraud complaints per 100,000: 267.9 (8th lowest)
> Avg. loss per scam: $1,029 (18th highest)

Salt Lake City, Utah
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34. Utah
> Identity theft complaints per 100,000: 83.2
> Identity theft complaints: 2,540 (20th lowest)
> Fraud complaints per 100,000: 252.4 (4th lowest)
> Avg. loss per scam: $1,343 (4th highest)

Oklahoma City Sunrise
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33. Oklahoma
> Identity theft complaints per 100,000: 85.1
> Identity theft complaints: 3,337 (23rd lowest)
> Fraud complaints per 100,000: 276.1 (10th lowest)
> Avg. loss per scam: $1,003 (21st highest)

City of Kingsport, Tennessee At Night
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32. Tennessee
> Identity theft complaints per 100,000: 86.0
> Identity theft complaints: 5,718 (20th highest)
> Fraud complaints per 100,000: 363.3 (8th highest)
> Avg. loss per scam: $902 (16th lowest)

Wichita, Kansas
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31. Kansas
> Identity theft complaints per 100,000: 87.1
> Identity theft complaints: 2,532 (19th lowest)
> Fraud complaints per 100,000: 305.9 (25th lowest)
> Avg. loss per scam: $1,084 (15th highest)