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Identity Theft Reported by Households, 2005-2010

NCJ Number
236245
Date Published
Agencies
BJS
Publication Type
Report
Annotation
This brief presents data on identity theft victimization from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS).
Abstract
This brief examines changes in the percentage of households experiencing identity theft from 2005 to 2010 based on data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). It describes differences in the types of identity theft experienced by households in 2010 compared to 2005, as well as changes in the demographic characteristics of victimized households. The brief also presents estimates on the monetary losses attributed to household victims of identity theft.
Date Created: November 29, 2011