States With the Most Identity Theft

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25. Missouri
> Identity theft complaints: 82 per 100,000 (total: 4,994)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $426 (17th lowest)
> Most common form of ID theft: Credit card fraud (33% of total)
> Second most common form of ID theft: Employment or tax-related fraud (24% of total)

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24. Tennessee
> Identity theft complaints: 83 per 100,000 (total: 5,586)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $444 (23rd lowest)
> Most common form of ID theft: Credit card fraud (31% of total)
> Second most common form of ID theft: Employment or tax-related fraud (21% of total)

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23. Massachusetts
> Identity theft complaints: 88 per 100,000 (total: 6,016)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $450 (25th 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 (21% of total)

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22. Oregon
> Identity theft complaints: 90 per 100,000 (total: 3,714)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $499 (10th highest)
> Most common form of ID theft: Credit card fraud (40% of total)
> Second most common form of ID theft: Employment or tax-related fraud (21% of total)

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21. South Carolina
> Identity theft complaints: 90 per 100,000 (total: 4,509)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $380 (5th lowest)
> Most common form of ID theft: Credit card fraud (34% of total)
> Second most common form of ID theft: Phone or utilities fraud (21% of total)