ABSTRACT

National and State Trends in Fraud and Identity Theft: January - December 2004   [open pdf - 1MB]

"Between January and December 2004, Consumer Sentinel, the complaint database developed and maintained by the FTC, received over 635,000 consumer fraud and identity theft complaints. Consumers reported losses from fraud of more than 547 million. The reports in this booklet analyze those complaints. Consumer Sentinel now contains over 2 million fraud and identity theft complaints and is accessible to more than 1,200 law enforcement agencies including every state attorney general in the U.S. and consumer protection agencies in 19 nations. The FTC received over 635,000 Consumer Sentinel complaints during calendar year 2004. 61 percent represented fraud and 39 percent were identity theft complaints."

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Date:
2005-02-01
Copyright:
Public Domain
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Federal Trade Commission: http://www.consumer.gov
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pdf
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