Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book 2017: Fraud Reports by Amount Lost, Reported Fraud Losses

Fraud Reports by Amount Lost

Number of Fraud Reports1,138,306
# of Reports with $ Loss242,527 (21%)
Total $ Loss$904,689,044
Median $ Loss$429

Reported Fraud Losses in $1 – $10,000+ Range

Amount Lost

# of Reports

$1 - $1,000177,923
$1,001 - $2,00027,040
$2,001 - $3,00011,436
$3,001 - $4,0004,834
$4,001 - $5,0003,464
$5,001 - $6,0001,991
$6,001 - $7,0001,437
$7,001 - $8,0001,362
$8,001 - $9,0001,026
$9,001 - $10,0001,457
More than $10,00010,573

Reported Fraud Losses in the $1 - $1,000 range


Graph of reported fraud losses in the $1 - $1,000 range. The highest amounts lost were $1 - $100 (40,549), $101 - $200 (33,354) and $201 - $300 (25,783).  The lowest amount lost was $601 - $700 (8,168).

The amount lost is based on reports in which consumers indicated they lost between $1 and $999,999.