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Nevada is 3rd among worst states for coronavirus-related fraud

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Posted at 1:09 PM, Jun 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-02 18:27:34-04

A recent study found that Nevada is ranked #3 among states experiencing the most coronavirus-related fraud.

The data was collected from the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Census Bureau to find the states with the most coronavirus-related fraud, how much Americans have lost to the fraud, and the most common types of fraud.

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A few key points found:

- Nevada is 3rd in our ranking of the worst states for coronavirus-related fraud with 15.3 complaints per 100,000 residents.

- Massachusetts is the worst state for coronavirus-related fraud. Massachusetts sees 23.4 fraud complaints per 100,000 residents.

- U.S. residents lost over $5 million to coronavirus-related credit card fraud in under five months.

The study was performed by Expert Insurance Reviews.

You can view the full study here.