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Top Ten Report Categories

Graph of consumer reports in South Dakota by topic in 2017. The topic with the most reports was imposter scams with 16 percent, followed by identity theft with 13 percent, and prizes, sweepstakes and lotteries with 10 percent.


Fraud & Other Reports/Losses

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
Total Fraud & Other Reports2,689
Total Fraud Losses$1.9M
Median Fraud Loss$388

Fraud & Other Reports By MSA

Download Metropolitan Statistical Area data [CSV, .63 KB]

Map of South Dakota Metropolitan Statistical Areas showing number of reports per 100K population, ranging from a low of 284 to a high of 427. See attached CSV file for report data by MSA.


Top Identity Theft Types

Graph of consumer reports of identity theft in South Dakota by type in 2017. The type with the most reports was credit card fraud with 45 percent of reports, employment or tax-related fraud with 20 percent, bank fraud with 17 percent, phone or utilities fraud with 11 percent, and loan or lease fraud with 9 percent.


Identity Theft Reports

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
Total Identity Theft Reports403

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