Identity Theft:
New research using the NCVS

Timeline

Why add identity theft
to the NCVS?

Project Description

NCVS Definition

Challenges posed
by this design

6-month prevalence (Jul-Dec 04)

Demographics of households most likely to experience id theft

How victim became aware
of identity theft

How victim became aware of identity theft, by type

Problems experienced

Time spent resolving problems

Majority of misuse and problems have stopped at the time of interview

Average economic loss

Economic loss
by type of identity theft

Economic loss
($1 or more)

Next steps