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Which US States Rank the Most in ID Theft?

A Prime Insurance Report


ID theft has increasingly become a worldwide threat. In the United States. It’s been documented that the risk may be greater depending on which state you live in.

Along with adding identity theft insurance coverage to your Homeowners policy, experts tell us to use your good judgement along with recommended precautions: a secure password together with a 2-step verification process, credit monitoring, financial account management and suspicious activity alerts for your credit cards, loans, and social security.

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The finance website, WalletHub, recently reviewed the likelihood of identity theft exposure by comparing the fifty states aa well as the District of Columbia.

Here are the findings, in order of most likely to identify theft exposure  to least.


1.            NJ

2.            NV

3.            OH

4.            ND

5.            IL

6.            CA

7.            MD

8.            WV

9.            NY

10.          MI

11.          NV

12.          FL

13.          NM

14.          CO

15.          OK

16.          MA

17.          AZ

18.          TX

19.          MN

20.          DC

21.          DE

22.          SC

23.          GA

24.          PA

25.          VA

26.          TN

27.          WA

28.          RI

29.          CT

30.          NH

31.          NC

32.          MO

33.          OR

34.          MS

35.          AR

36.          UT

37.          ID

38.          AK

39.          LA

40.          KS

41.          MT

42.          IA

43.          WI

44.          WY

45.          KY

46.          AL

47.          IN

48.          HI

49.          ME

50.          VT

51.          SD

For more on the risks involved with identity theft and related insurance coverage, contact the professionals at Prime Insurance Agency.     

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Summary: Identity theft is becoming a growing threat worldwide. Here’s the frightening data taken in the United States brought to you by the insurance professionals


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