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The flag of the state of North Dakota

From a surface-level comparative analysis, it might seem like North Dakota is fairing must better than other US state in terms of fraudulent activity. However, its residents continue to lose millions of dollars every year due to cybercrimes.

If you want to prevent miscreants from taking advantage of you and your fellow North Dakota residents, join FraudTrac today. File a complaint against scams, review local businesses, and add to the growing business directory of North Dakota that highlights all legitimate enterprises in your state.

Quick Facts about North Dakota

Located in the north-central (Midwest) region of the US, North Dakota is the 19th largest and the 4th least populous state in the country. This landlocked state is divided into 53 counties and is bordered by Minnesota in the east, Montana in the west, South Dakota in the south, and the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan in the north.

Here are some stats that highlight the cybercrime, consumer fraud, and identity theft in the region: 

  • Population: 770,026
  • Largest City: Fargo
  • Fraud Rates: 2nd lowest rate of consumer fraud with 469 filed cases per 100,000 citizens in 2020.
  • Identity Theft: 166 identity theft reports for every 100,000 residents were filed in North Dakota in 2020.
  • Cybercrime: North Dakota suffered $4,527,733 in losses due to 377 reported cybercrimes in 2019.

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Take Action Against Fraud/Online Scams

Even though North Dakota does not have a high rate of cybercrime and consumer fraud cases, it’s pertinent to note that the state isn’t as populous as most US states. It’s why even the low crime rates are alarming.

If you want to protect your state against malicious and illegal activities and make it a safe place for yourself and other citizens, you need to remain watchful. Whether you’re a resident or tourist, you must protect yourself from sham organizations that trick people into giving their hard-earned money to them.

Use FraudTrac’s interactive platform to file a complaint against local con artists and report all cybercrimes and frauds.

Here are some crimes that you can report on our platform:

  • Frauds and scams
  • Cybercrimes
  • Identity theft

Once we receive a complaint against an enterprise, we will investigate it thoroughly. We also coordinate with local authorities when necessary. We are also proud to offer real-time updates and educational resources to all our consumers so that they can remain safe from fraudsters.

Moreover, we encourage you to use our platform to write business reviews – both negative ad positive. This way, you can guide others toward reliable service providers and protect them from scammers. If you are a local service provider, make sure to register your organization into our online business directory for North Dakota. It will significantly boost your credibility amongst our consumers.

Do you want to join our growing family of scam watchers?

Visit FraudTrac to file your complaint, register your business, or write a business review today!