States With the Most and Least Identity Theft

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30. Ohio
> Identity theft complaints: 88 per 100,000 (total: 10,268)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $300 (the least – tied)
> Total amount lost: $27,148,926 (14th most)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 32% (13th least – tied)

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28. Massachusetts
> Identity theft complaints: 93 per 100,000 (total: 6,387)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $351 (24th most)
> Total amount lost: $19,506,144 (17th most)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 40% (7th most – tied)

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28. Rhode Island
> Identity theft complaints: 93 per 100,000 (total: 990)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $350 (25th most – tied)
> Total amount lost: $3,250,855 (8th least)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 38% (11th most – tied)

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27. Utah
> Identity theft complaints: 94 per 100,000 (total: 2,915)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $399 (15th most)
> Total amount lost: $13,229,585 (24th most)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 32% (13th least – tied)

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26. New Mexico
> Identity theft complaints: 96 per 100,000 (total: 2,000)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $412 (5th most)
> Total amount lost: $9,966,816 (21st least)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 27% (2nd least)