Name Of The Game: Top 10 States For Identity Theft


6. Nevada

Nevada ranked sixth out of 50 states with 109.9 complaints per 100,000 residents. The state had more than 3,000 identity theft complaints in 2012, according to the FTC report. Fraud-related complaints were placed on debt collectors first, followed by banks and lenders, according to the report. The foreclosure crisis hit Las Vegas hard in 2011 and 2012, according to RealtyTrac data. At one point during the crisis the state had more than 2,400 foreclosure filings in North Las Vegas alone.



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