Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book 2017: Idaho

Top Ten Report Categories

Graph of consumer reports in Idaho by topic in 2017. The topic with the most reports was imposter scams with 19 percent, followed by identity theft with 14 percent, and debt collection with 12 percent.


Fraud & Other Reports/Losses

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
Total Fraud & Other Reports8,187
Total Fraud Losses$2.2M
Median Fraud Loss$500

Fraud & Other Reports By MSA

Download Metropolitan Statistical Area data [CSV, .80 KB]

Map of Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Areas showing number of reports per 100K population, ranging from a low of 294 to a high of 515 See attached CSV file for report data by MSA.


Top Identity Theft Types

Graph of consumer reports of identity theft in Idaho by type in 2017. The type with the most reports was credict card fraud with 35 percent of reports, employment or tax-related fraud with 23 percent, bank fraud with 14 percent, loan or lease fraud with 12 percent, and phone or utilities fraud with 12 percent.


Identity Theft Reports

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
Total Identity Theft Reports1,356

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