HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)- Some bad news for your wallet. According to WalletHub, Connecticut is the 10th most vulnerable state for identity theft and fraud, for 2016.
WalletHub looked at 6 things to determine the rankings, including identity-theft complaints per capita and average loss amount due to fraud. Connecticut was the number 1 most vulnerable state when it comes to Identity theft complaints per capita, and identity theft with the passport program.
December is National identity theft prevention and awareness month. You can view the full report here: https://wallethub.com/edu/states-where-identity-theft-and-fraud-are-worst/17549/