You have probably been the target of some sort of fraud in your lifetime and maybe even a victim. Phishing scams have become extremely sophisticated over the past few years meaning that it is not only the elderly that are falling prey to them anymore. In fact, scams directed towards millennials have seen a huge increase in recent years with more credit fraud, identity theft and other digital fraud.
This infographic shows a map of the US where fraud is the most prevalent. The spikes show the number of reports per 100,000 people. The top five most costly fraud categories include imposter scams, sweepstakes and lottery scams, shop at home scams, business and job opportunity scams and travel and timeshare scams.
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