Administered to persons age 16 or older who completed an in-person National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) interview, the Identity Theft Supplement (ITS) asks respondents if they had experienced identity theft during the past 12 months. The ITS encompasses several types of identity theft, such as the misuse of an existing account, misuse of personal information to open a new account, and other misuses of personal...
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17.6 MILLION U.S. RESIDENTS EXPERIENCED IDENTITY THEFT IN 2014
WASHINGTON – An estimated 17.6 million persons, or about 7 percent of U.S. residents age 16 or older, were victims of at least one incident of identity theft in...
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16.6 MILLION PEOPLE EXPERIENCED IDENTITY THEFT IN 2012
Financial losses totaled $24.7 billion
WASHINGTON – An estimated 16.6 million people, representing 7 percent of all persons age 16 or older in the United States, experienced at least one incident of...
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3.6 MILLION U.S. HOUSEHOLDS LEARNED THEY WERE IDENTITY THEFT VICTIMS DURING A SIX-MONTH PERIOD IN 2004
WASHINGTON, D.C.- An estimated 3.6 million households, or about 3 percent of all households in the nation, learned that they had been the victim...