States With the Most Identity Theft

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45. Montana
> Identity theft complaints: 61 per 100,000 (total: 638)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $481 (18th highest)
> Most common form of ID theft: Credit card fraud (36% of total)
> Second most common form of ID theft: Employment or tax-related fraud (27% of total)

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44. Nebraska
> Identity theft complaints: 61 per 100,000 (total: 1,170)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $443 (22nd lowest)
> Most common form of ID theft: Credit card fraud (37% of total)
> Second most common form of ID theft: Employment or tax-related fraud (21% of total)

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43. North Dakota
> Identity theft complaints: 62 per 100,000 (total: 467)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $500 (2nd highest)
> Most common form of ID theft: Credit card fraud (41% of total)
> Second most common form of ID theft: Employment or tax-related fraud (20% of total)

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42. Hawaii
> Identity theft complaints: 62 per 100,000 (total: 890)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $458 (22nd highest)
> Most common form of ID theft: Credit card fraud (46% of total)
> Second most common form of ID theft: Bank fraud (17% of total)

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41. Wisconsin
> Identity theft complaints: 64 per 100,000 (total: 3,731)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $440 (20th lowest)
> Most common form of ID theft: Credit card fraud (37% of total)
> Second most common form of ID theft: Employment or tax-related fraud (23% of total)