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NCJ Number: 230742 Find in a Library
Title: Identity Theft Reported by Households, 2007 - Statistical Tables
Date Published: June 2010
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
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Document: Agency Summary|PDF|Text
Agency Summary: http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=2294 
Type: Statistics
Format: Document - Designates non-commercial publications, such as Government and gray literature reports.
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Presents data on identity theft victimization reported by households from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS).
Abstract: Presents data on identity theft victimization reported by households from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). These statistical tables provide 2007 data on rates and types of identity theft, as well as demographic characteristics of victimized households and their monetary losses. Tables compare rates of identity theft victimization in 2005 to 2007. Estimates from the last half of 2008 are also presented and compared to estimates from the same 6-month period in 2007. Highlights include the following: The number of households with at least one member who experienced one or more types of identity theft increased 23% from 2005 to 2007. From 2005 to 2007, the number of households that experienced credit card theft increased by 31% and the number that experienced multiple types during the same episode increased by 37%. During the 6-month period in 2008 for which identity theft victimization data was collected as part of the regular NCVS, 3.3% of households discovered that at least one member had been a victim of one or more types of identity theft.
Main Term(s): Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Index Term(s): Identity Theft; Online Victimization; Victimization; Victimization risk; Victimization surveys
Note: Part of the Identity Theft Series (http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbse&sid=60).
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