With several high-profile data breaches this year, the free credit-monitoring website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s States Most Vulnerable to Identity Theft & Fraud.
To determine where Americans are most susceptible to such crimes, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across ten key metrics. The data set ranges from identity-theft complaints per capita to average loss amount due to fraud.
Delaware’s Vulnerability to Identity Theft & Fraud (1=Most Vulnerable; 25=Avg.)
7th – Identity-Theft Complaints per Capita
5th – Fraud & Other Complaints per Capita
18th – State Security-Freeze Laws for Minors’ Credit Reports
1st – Persons Arrested for Fraud per Capita
18th – Compliance with REAL ID Act
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