Identity theft continues to plague consumers, according to the Federal Trade Commission.
While incidence of this crime skyrockets—consumer complaints have risen by 47 percent—there have been shifts in the which states are affected the most.
Missouri is the No. 1 hotbed for identity theft, according to the FTC’s 2016 Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book. The state has that dubious distinction largely because St. Louis has rocketed to the top of the list of hardest-hit...Read More