Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book 2017: Hawaii

Top Ten Report Categories

Graph of consumer reports in Hawaii by topic in 2017. The topic with the most reports was imposter scams with 16 percent, followed by identity theft with 13 percent, and prizes, sweepstakes and lotteries as well as telephone and mobile services with 10 percent.


Fraud & Other Reports/Losses

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
Total Fraud & Other Reports6,116
Total Fraud Losses$2.9M
Median Fraud Loss$458

Fraud & Other Reports By MSA

Download Metropolitan Statistical Area data [CSV, .72 KB]

Map of Hawaii Metropolitan Statistical Areas showing number of reports per 100K population, ranging from a low of 375 to a high of 434. See attached CSV file for report data by MSA.


Top Identity Theft Types

Graph of consumer reports of identity theft in Hawaii by type in 2017. The type with the most reports was credit card fraud with 46 percent of reports, bank fraud with 17 percent, employment or tax-related fraud with 13 percent, phone or utilities fraud with 12 percent, and loan or lease fraud with 8 percent.


Identity Theft Reports

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
Total Identity Theft Reports890

Percentages are based on the total number of relevant 2017 reports from Hawaii consumers, as indicated in the chart title. This page excludes reports provided by the Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection. Consumers can report multiple types of identity theft.