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Even though Minnesota is comparatively safer than other US states in terms of identity theft cases, the Land of 10,000 Lakes continues to lose millions to cybercrimes. It’s also seen a rise in consumer fraud cases. To put an end to these unlawful activities, Minnesota residents and tourists should remain vigilant of scammers and any fraudulent activity in their area. Use FraudTrac’s business directory for Minnesota to stay updated on all licensed and credible businesses in the state.

Quick Facts about Minnesota

Located in the North-Central (Midwest) region of the US, Minnesota is the 12th largest and the 22nd most populous state in the country. It’s divided into 87 counties and is bordered by South Dakota and North Dakota in the west, Wisconsin and Lake Superior in the east, and Iowa in the south. It’s also adjoined by the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Manitoba in the north.

Here’s a preview of Minnesota’s fraud, identity theft, and cybercrime rates:

  • Population: 5,706,400
  • Largest City: Minneapolis
  • Fraud Rates: Minnesota experienced 691 cases of consumer fraud per 100,000 residents in 2020.
  • Identity Theft: The state has the 7th lowest rank in terms of reported identity theft reports. It experienced 146 reported cases of identity theft per 100,000 individuals in 2020.
  • Cybercrime: The state reported 1,276 cases of cybercrimes, which resulted in a loss of $39,421,520

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Fighting Against Fraud/Cybercrimes

FraudTrac urges the residents of Minnesota and any tourists visiting the state to unite with us in our fight against fraudulent activity and scams. If you want to safeguard your state, you will have to practice constant vigilance. Use our platform to file a complaint and report consumer frauds, cybercrimes, and identity thefts. Additionally, you can write business reviews for local service providers and enterprises to promote statewide safety against fraud.

Here’s an overview of the crimes you can report to us:

  • Online/offline frauds and scams
  • Cybercrimes, such as phishing scams and more
  • Identity theft and security breaches

FraudTrac experts investigate the crimes you report and collaborate with local authorities when necessary to bring the scammers to justice and put an end to fraudulent activities. We also send safety alerts to all our consumers to ensure that they remain safe from the schemes of sham businesses.

Moreover, our business directory for Minnesota keeps track of all trustworthy, licensed organizations and service providers within the North Star State. Use our data to protect yourself against potential scams and scammers.

Use FraudTrac to support your state and protect it against scams and frauds!

Contact us today to get prompt security alerts and instantaneous access to online educational resources.