As noted in this informative article, Florida is the riskiest state and all users should monitor their banking and credit card activities.
QUOTE: If you’re not afraid of identity theft, you might want to be. With the amount of information on you both offline and online, it’s easier than ever for hackers to get hold of sensitive data. Every year, identity theft affects about 12 million people and cost the U.S. 18 billion dollars last year alone. To get down to the nitty-gritty, every three seconds someone’s identity is stolen. Protect Your Bubble released an infographic detailing the top ten cities where identity theft is most common and tips on how to protect yourself. Even if you don’t live in these areas, that doesn’t mean you’re any safer. Take the few extra steps to ensure your information is secure.
TOP TEN CITIES for risk of Identity Theft 1. Miami 2. New York City 3. Los Angeles 4. Atlanta 5. Chicago 6. Tampa 7. Dallas 8. Detroit 9. Houston 10. Philadephia