Most commonly reported types of cyber crime 2018

Types of cyber crime most frequently reported to the IC3 in 2018, by victim count

by J. Clement, last edited Jul 9, 2019
Most commonly reported types of cyber crime 2018 This statistic gives information on the most common types of cyber crime as reported to the U.S. Internet Crime Complaint Center in 2018. In the reported period, 16,128 cases of online identity theft were reported to the IC3. Non-payment or non-delivery fraud ranked first with 65,116 complaints.
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Types of cyber crime most frequently reported to the IC3 in 2018, by victim count

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Number of complaints
Non-payment/Non-ddelivery65,116
Extortion51,146
Personal data breach50,642
No lead value36,936
Phishing/Vishing/Smishing/Pharming26,379
BEC/EAC20,373
Confidence fraud/romance18,493
Harassment/threats of violence18,415
Advance fee16,362
Identity theft16,128
Spoofing15,569
Number of complaints
Non-payment/Non-ddelivery65,116
Extortion51,146
Personal data breach50,642
No lead value36,936
Phishing/Vishing/Smishing/Pharming26,379
BEC/EAC20,373
Confidence fraud/romance18,493
Harassment/threats of violence18,415
Advance fee16,362
Identity theft16,128
Spoofing15,569
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by J. Clement, last edited Jul 9, 2019
This statistic gives information on the most common types of cyber crime as reported to the U.S. Internet Crime Complaint Center in 2018. In the reported period, 16,128 cases of online identity theft were reported to the IC3. Non-payment or non-delivery fraud ranked first with 65,116 complaints.
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