Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book 2017: Wyoming

Top Ten Report Categories


Graph of consumer reports in Wyoming by topic in 2017. The topic with the most reports was imposter scams with 20 percent, followed by identity theft with 14 percent, and prizes, sweepstakes and lotteries with 12 percent.

 

Fraud & Other Reports/Losses

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
43rd
Total Fraud & Other Reports2,396
Total Fraud Losses$.8M
Median Fraud Loss$565

Fraud & Other Reports By MSA


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Map of Wyoming Metropolitan Statistical Areas showing number of reports per 100K population, ranging from a low of 428 to a high of 508. See attached CSV file for report data by MSA.

 

Top Identity Theft Types


Graph of consumer reports of identity theft in Wyoming by type in 2017. The type with the most reports was credit card fraud with 32 percent of reports, phone or utilities fraud with 22 percent, employment or tax-related fraud with 19 percent, bank fraud with 12 percent, and loan or lease fraud with 7 percent.

 

Identity Theft Reports

State Rank
(Reports per 100K Population)
39th
Total Identity Theft Reports389

Percentages are based on the total number of relevant 2017 reports from Wyoming consumers, as indicated in the chart title. Consumers can report multiple types of identity theft. The identified Metropolitan Areas in Wyoming have a population of 81,000 or more.