|How Victims' Information Is Misused, 2015 (1)|
(1) Percentages are based on the total number of complaints in the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Sentinel Network (490,220 in 2015). Percentages total to more than 100 because some victims reported experiencing more than one type of identity theft.
(2) Includes fraud involving checking, savings, and other deposit accounts and electronic fund transfers.
Source: Federal Trade Commission, Consumer Sentinel Network.
|Type of identity theft fraud
|Government documents or benefits fraud
|Credit card fraud
|Phone or utilities fraud
|Bank fraud (2)
|Attempted identity theft
|Other identity theft