Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book 2017: Kansas

Top Ten Report Categories

Graph of consumer reports in Kansas by topic in 2017. The topic with the most reports was imposter scams with 18 percent, followed by debt collection with 16 percent, and identity theft with 13 percent.


Fraud & Other Reports/Losses

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
Total Fraud & Other Reports14,586
Total Fraud Losses$6.2M
Median Fraud Loss$499

Fraud & Other Reports By MSA

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Map of Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Areas showing number of reports per 100K population, ranging from a low of 358 to a high of 554 See attached CSV file for report data by MSA.


Top Identity Theft Types

Graph of consumer reports of identity theft in Kansas by type in 2017. The type with the most reports was credit card fraud with 37 percent of reports, employment or tax-related fraud with 19 percent, bank fraud with 18 percent, phone or utilities fraud with 12 percent, and loan or lease fraud with 9 percent.


Identity Theft Reports

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
Total Identity Theft Reports2,100

Percentages are based on the total number of relevant 2017 reports from Kansas consumers, as indicated in the chart title. Consumers can report multiple types of identity theft.