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Victims of Identity Theft, 2014

Categories: Crime/Justice,Headlines,Privacy,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/vit14.pdf

An estimated 17.6 million Americans or 7% of all residents age 16 or older were victims of one or more incidents of identity theft in 2014. This report presents findings on the prevalence and nature of identity theft, including how the information was obtained, financial losses involved, and the impact of identity theft on victims’ lives. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics