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Top Ten Report Categories

Graph of consumer reports in Puerto Rico by topic in 2017. The topic with the most reports was identity theft with 47 percent, followed by imposter scams with 8 percent, and credit bureaus, information furnishers and report users as well as banks and lenders with 5 percent.


Fraud & Other Reports/Losses

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
Total Fraud & Other Reports2,335
Total Fraud Losses$1M
Median Fraud Loss$400

Fraud & Other Reports By MSA

Download Metropolitan Statistical Area data [CSV, .74 KB]

Map of Puerto Rico Metropolitan Statistical Areas showing number of reports per 100K population, ranging from a low of 55 to a high of 76. See attached CSV file for report data by MSA.


Top Identity Theft Types

Graph of consumer reports of identity theft in Puerto Rico by type in 2017. The type with the most reports was employment or tax-related fraud with 34 percent of reports, phone or utilities fraud with 27 percent,


Identity Theft Reports

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
Total Identity Theft Reports2,046

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