States With the Most and Least Identity Theft

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40. Alaska
> Identity theft complaints: 69 per 100,000 (total: 507)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $471 (2nd most)
> Total amount lost: $3,573,123 (10th least)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 38% (11th most – tied)

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39. Hawaii
> Identity theft complaints: 72 per 100,000 (total: 1,021)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $400 (6th most – tied)
> Total amount lost: $5,948,547 (15th least)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 42% (2nd most – tied)

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37. Minnesota
> Identity theft complaints: 73 per 100,000 (total: 4,070)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $387 (18th most)
> Total amount lost: $15,385,167 (22nd most)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 40% (7th most – tied)

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37. Arkansas
> Identity theft complaints: 73 per 100,000 (total: 2,197)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $385 (19th most)
> Total amount lost: $5,011,181 (14th least)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 30% (5th least – tied)

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35. Kansas
> Identity theft complaints: 74 per 100,000 (total: 2,142)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $397 (16th most)
> Total amount lost: $9,812,165 (19th least)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 36% (18th most – tied)