States With the Most Identity Theft

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20. Virginia
> Identity theft complaints: 90 per 100,000 (total: 7,656)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $438 (19th lowest)
> 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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19. New Mexico
> Identity theft complaints: 91 per 100,000 (total: 1,909)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $500 (2nd highest)
> Most common form of ID theft: Credit card fraud (34% of total)
> Second most common form of ID theft: Employment or tax-related fraud (22% of total)

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18. North Carolina
> Identity theft complaints: 92 per 100,000 (total: 9,424)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $400 (11th lowest)
> Most common form of ID theft: Credit card fraud (37% of total)
> Second most common form of ID theft: Phone or utilities fraud (19% of total)

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17. Pennsylvania
> Identity theft complaints: 97 per 100,000 (total: 12,468)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $408 (13th lowest)
> Most common form of ID theft: Credit card fraud (42% of total)
> Second most common form of ID theft: Phone or utilities fraud (19% of total)

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16. Washington
> Identity theft complaints: 99 per 100,000 (total: 7,360)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $460 (20th highest)
> Most common form of ID theft: Credit card fraud (44% of total)
> Second most common form of ID theft: Bank fraud (18% of total)