States With the Most and Least Identity Theft

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10. Arizona
> Identity theft complaints: 126 per 100,000 (total: 8,853)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $400 (6th most – tied)
> Total amount lost: $28,926,411 (10th most)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 30% (5th least – tied)

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9. Illinois
> Identity theft complaints: 127 per 100,000 (total: 16,296)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $300 (the least – tied)
> Total amount lost: $30,492,718 (8th most)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 37% (16th most)

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8. Michigan
> Identity theft complaints: 140 per 100,000 (total: 13,952)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $300 (the least – tied)
> Total amount lost: $23,555,806 (15th most)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 23% (the least)

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7. Maryland
> Identity theft complaints: 145 per 100,000 (total: 8,747)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $350 (25th most – tied)
> Total amount lost: $18,153,947 (20th most)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 37% (14th most – tied)

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6. Delaware
> Identity theft complaints: 158 per 100,000 (total: 1,517)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $313 (10th least)
> Total amount lost: $2,560,453 (5th least)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 35% (21st most – tied)