Identity Theft, Fraud Worst in This State
Sorry, Californians
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 18, 2017 11:46 AM CDT
In this June 15, 2017, file photo, credit cards are seen in Haverhill, Mass.   (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

(Newser) – Given the recent Equifax security breach—alongside a 630% increase in data breaches in the past year, according to one report—identity theft is bound to be a concern for many Americans. But it turns out the state you call home has a lot to do with your risk. WalletHub reviewed identity theft and fraud complaints and policy across the US to come up with the most vulnerable states.

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