Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book 2017: Ohio

Top Ten Report Categories


Graph of consumer reports in Ohio by topic in 2017. The topic with the most reports was debt collection with 26 percent, followed by identity theft with 12 percent, and imposter scams with 12 percent.

 

Fraud & Other Reports/Losses

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
14th
Total Fraud & Other Reports69,764
Total Fraud Losses$14.7M
Median Fraud Loss$400

Fraud & Other Reports By MSA


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Map of Ohio Metropolitan Statistical Areas showing number of reports per 100K population, ranging from a low of 355 to a high of 581. See attached CSV file for report data by MSA.

 

Top Identity Theft Types


Graph of consumer reports of identity theft in Ohio by type in 2017. The type with the most reports was credit card fraud with 34 percent of reports, employment or tax-related fraud with 21 percent, phone or utilities fraud with 19 percent, bank fraud with 14 percent, and loan or lease fraud with 8 percent.

 

Identity Theft Reports

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
29th
Total Identity Theft Reports9,121

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