To determine the states with the highest and lowest rates of identity theft per capita, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed complaints of identity theft per 100,000 residents in every state with data from the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book. We also considered the median amount lost in all forms of fraud. All figures are for 2018.
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