Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book 2017: Missouri

Top Ten Report Categories

Graph of consumer reports in Missouri by topic in 2017. The topic with the most reports was debt collection with 24 percent, followed by imposter scams with 14 percent, and identity theft with 11 percent.


Fraud & Other Reports/Losses

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
Total Fraud & Other Reports39,148
Total Fraud Losses$10.4M
Median Fraud Loss$426

Fraud & Other Reports By MSA

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Map of Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Areas showing number of reports per 100K population, ranging from a low of 358 to a high of 539. See attached CSV file for report data by MSA.


Top Identity Theft Types

Graph of consumer reports of identity theft in Missouri by type in 2017. The type with the most reports was credit card fraud with 33 percent of reports, employment or tax-related fraud with 24 percent, bank fraud with 14 percent, phone or utilities fraud with 13 percent, and loan or lease fraud with 9 percent.


Identity Theft Reports

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
Total Identity Theft Reports4,994

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