Top riskiest states for e-commerce fraud attacks

March 3, 2016 by Matt Tatham

Does knowing where fraud takes place matter?E-commerce fraud attack rates

That is the question we asked ahead of compiling data from 2015 to show where billing and shipping fraud attacks occur in the United States. The answer is Yes, it does matter. With more than 13 million fraud victims in 2015,[1] assessing where fraud occurs is an important layer of verification when performing real-time risk assessments for e-commerce.

Experian analyzed millions of e-commerce transactions to identify fraud attack rates across the United States for both shipping and billing locations. You can view the map to see the attack rates for all states and download the top 100 ZIP Code rankings as well.

Click here for the highlights and the findings.