Complaints per 100,000 population: 633
Total complaints: 36,561
Identity theft complaints per 100,000: 86.3 (9th most)
Recession home value decline: 23.7 percent (12th largest)
Homes late on payment or in foreclosure: 8 percent (5th most)
Maryland had the third-greatest level of fraud reports excluding identity theft, with 547 complaints per 100,000 residents. The state ranks ninth for identity theft complaints, with 86.3 complaints per 100,000 population. Maryland has the fifth highest rate of fraud regarding debt collection at 56.2 complaints per 100,000 population. In the identity theft category, the most common complaint is employment-related fraud.
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