States With the Most and Least Identity Theft

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20. Pennsylvania
> Identity theft complaints: 107 per 100,000 (total: 13,725)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $300 (the least – tied)
> Total amount lost: $32,747,037 (6th most)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 37% (17th most)

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18. Connecticut
> Identity theft complaints: 108 per 100,000 (total: 3,864)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $311 (9th least)
> Total amount lost: $8,468,955 (18th least)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 40% (7th most – tied)

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18. Alabama
> Identity theft complaints: 108 per 100,000 (total: 5,241)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $319 (13th least)
> Total amount lost: $9,853,808 (20th least)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 32% (13th least – tied)

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17. Colorado
> Identity theft complaints: 110 per 100,000 (total: 6,151)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $365 (21st most)
> Total amount lost: $23,159,205 (16th most)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 34% (24th most)

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16. Louisiana
> Identity theft complaints: 111 per 100,000 (total: 5,202)
> Median loss for all types of fraud: $391 (17th most)
> Total amount lost: $28,584,969 (11th most)
> Pct. total fraud involving credit cards: 31% (9th least – tied)