Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book 2017: Nevada

Top Ten Report Categories

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


Fraud & Other Reports/Losses

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
Total Fraud & Other Reports23,071
Total Fraud Losses$7.7M
Median Fraud Loss$500

Fraud & Other Reports By MSA

Download Metropolitan Statistical Area data [CSV, .65 KB]

Map of Nevada Metropolitan Statistical Areas showing number of reports per 100K population, ranging from a low of 541 to a high of 657. See attached CSV file for report data by MSA.


Top Identity Theft Types

Graph of consumer reports of identity theft in Nevada by type in 2017. The type with the most reports was credit card fraud with 39 percent of reports, employment or tax-related fraud with 32 percent, bank fraud with 15 percent, phone or utilities fraud with 12 percent, and loan or lease fraud with 10 percent.


Identity Theft Reports

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
Total Identity Theft Reports3,828

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