Every day in Texas, multiple crimes happen.

It is indeed a sad part of life, but somebody in the state of Texas could easily become part of a crime in a matter of seconds. There are many crimes one could be involved in, With the digital age we live in, fraud has grown exponentially.

They are many different attempts that one could be scammed. When it happens, it causes a possible loss of funds for a person, or the revelation of very personal data. It also causes a large amount of stress for the individual affected.

Data was recent revealed how some Texans were fooled in the year 2023. While their were many certain types, there were ten that unfortunately harmed residents in the state the most.

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What Types Of Fraud Did Texans Fall Victim To In 2023?

To find out, we turn to Tableau Public. Using data from Federal Trade Commission, they were able to find out all the reasons. As reported by the data, The state of Texas in 2023 faced 151,680 reports of fraud.

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This resulted in a total loss of money totaled at $636.4 Million Dollars. The overall median, as revealed by Tableau Public, was $500 dollars. But what scams caught Texans the most you may ask?

The data from the FTC has revealed the top ten. Here are the top ten frauds that occurred in the state of Texas in the year of 2023.

As always, remember to be alert when online Texas!

Texas Residents Were Affected By These Top Ten Frauds In 2023

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