Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book 2017: Utah

Top Ten Report Categories


Graph of consumer reports in Utah by topic in 2017. The topic with the most reports was imposter scams with 17 percent, followed by identity theft with 16 percent, and debt collection with 13 percent.

 

Fraud & Other Reports/Losses

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
44th
Total Fraud & Other Reports12,817
Total Fraud Losses$6.1M
Median Fraud Loss$500

Fraud & Other Reports By MSA


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Map of Utah Metropolitan Statistical Areas showing number of reports per 100K population, ranging from a low of 281 to a high of 419. See attached CSV file for report data by MSA.

 

Top Identity Theft Types


Graph of consumer reports of identity theft in Utah 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 22 percent, bank fraud with 15 percent, loan or lease fraud with 14 percent, and phone or utilities fraud with 10 percent.

 

Identity Theft Reports

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
27th
Total Identity Theft Reports2,452

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