States With the Most Identity Theft

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10. Arizona
> Identity theft complaints: 119 per 100,000 (total: 8,330)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $500 (2nd highest)
> Most common form of ID theft: Employment or tax-related fraud (32% of total)
> Second most common form of ID theft: Credit card fraud (31% of total)

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9. Georgia
> Identity theft complaints: 120 per 100,000 (total: 12,548)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $350 (3rd lowest)
> Most common form of ID theft: Credit card fraud (36% of total)
> Second most common form of ID theft: Employment or tax-related fraud (19% of total)

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8. Rhode Island
> Identity theft complaints: 123 per 100,000 (total: 1,302)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $312 (the lowest)
> Most common form of ID theft: Employment or tax-related fraud (35% of total)
> Second most common form of ID theft: Credit card fraud (31% of total)

7. Illinois
> Identity theft complaints: 124 per 100,000 (total: 15,841)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $460 (20th highest)
> Most common form of ID theft: Credit card fraud (39% of total)
> Second most common form of ID theft: Employment or tax-related fraud (19% of total)

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6. Delaware
> Identity theft complaints: 126 per 100,000 (total: 1,211)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $350 (3rd lowest)
> Most common form of ID theft: Credit card fraud (30% of total)
> Second most common form of ID theft: Employment or tax-related fraud (24% of total)